Taiwan-based makers shipped 270.477 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels in the first quarter of 2016, slipping 4.8% on quarter and 6.2% on year, according to Digitimes Research.
a-Si TFT-LCD panels took up 90.5% of the shipments and LTPS panels 9.5%, Digitimes Research indicated. In terms of application, handsets accounted for 74.4% of shipments, tablets 6.5%, automotive displays 5.6%, digital cameras 3.3% and PNDs 2.8%.
Chunghwa Picture Tubes was the largest maker accounting for 36.3% of shipments, HannStar Display 31.5% and Innolux 17.4%.
Shipments in the second quarter are forecast at 307.647 million panels, increasing 13.7% on quarter and 7.1% on year.