Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees decreased 1Q16 shipments of small- to medium-size panels

Jen-Chieh Yang, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES Asia 0

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.

This article is an excerpt from a Digitimes Research Quarterly Data Report (Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 1Q 2016). Visit our latest Data reports.