Digitimes Research: November 7W, 9W LED bulb prices sequentially up, down in China market

Jessie Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei 0

November average retail pricing for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescents) in the China market increased 12.7% on month to CNY39.1 (US$6.4), while 9W models (equivalent to 60W incandescents) decreased 1.9% to CNY40.80, according to Digitimes Research.

Average retail prices for 40W- and 60W-equivalent LED light bulbs in Japan in November stood at JPY1,655 (US$14) and JPY3,142 respectively, with the former slipping 0.5% on month and the latter 6.8%, Digitimes Research indicated.

November average retail prices for 40W- and 60W-equivalent LED light bulbs in other markets were: KRW11,366 (US$10.2, down 0.7% on month) and KRW14,405 (up 1.0%) in South Korea; US$18.6 (up 6.3%) and US$20.5 (down 1.4%) in the US; and EUR9.40 (US$11.7, down 18.3%) and EUR14.4 (up 1.4%) in Europe.

LG Electronics 40W-equivalent LED light bulbs for sale in Europe and Philips 60W-equivalent models in South Korea had the highest average lumen-price ratios of 91.0lm/US$ and 96.2lm/US$ respectively in November. In terms of luminous efficiency, Toshiba 40W- and 60-equivalent LED light bulbs available in the Japan market had the highest average levels of 79.1lm/W and 103.5lm/W respectively.

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