Digitimes Research: Taiwan to see sequential growth in 2Q15 touch panel shipments

Jen-Chieh Yang, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei 0

Taiwan-based makers will ship 41.579 million smartphone-use touch panels in the second quarter of 2015, increasing 23.5% on quarter but decreasing 22.3% on year, 8.941 million tablet-use units, up 7.2% and down 15% respectively, and 2.175 million notebook-use units, up 34% and 16.0% respectively, according to Digitimes Research.

Combined shipments of smartphone-use, tablet-use and notebook-use touch panels will account for 12%, 16.9% and 53.1% respectively of global total, Digitimes Research indicated.

Of Taiwan-based makers' smartphone-use touch panels in particular, 48.4% will be of thin-film capacitive models, 24.9% On-Cell, 17.9% OGS (one glass solution) and 8.8% GG (glass-on-glass). Innolux and General Interface Solution, both belonging to the Foxconn Group, together will account for 28.6% of shipments, TPK Holding for 25%, J Touch 13.3% and Young Fast Optoelectronics 12.8%.