Digitimes Research: Global touch panel shipments for smartphones, notebooks to rise in 2Q16

Jen-Chieh Yang, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei 0

Global shipments for smartphone-use touch panels will reach 369.49 million units in second-quarter 2016, increasing 11% sequentially and 6.2% on year. Touch panel shipments for notebooks and 11-inch and above tablets will reach 6.339 million units, gowing 2.5% sequentially and 78.1% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

For tablets under 11-inch, touch panel shipments will reach 44.480 million globally in the second quarter, decreasing 3.5% sequentially and 11.2% on year, Digitimes Research indicated.

Taiwan-based makers will ship 17.056 million touch panels for smartphones, 6.283 million units for below 11-inch tablets and 2.836 million units for notebooks and 11-inch and above tablets in the quarter.

Of the smartphone-use touch panels shipped by Taiwan makers, 37.8% will be film-based capacitive models, 36% on-cell ones, 21.1% OGS (one glass solution) and 5.1% GG (glass/glass). Film-based capacitive models will account for 46.7% of the touch panels for below 11-inch tablets, GG 42%, on-cell 9.1% and OGS 2.2%.

Content from this article was part of a complete Digitimes Research Chinese-language report that has not yet been translated into English. If you are interested in an English version of the report or wish to receive more information about the report, click here to contact us and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Digitimes Research also provides quarterly tracking services for market sectors such as China Smartphone, China Smartphone AP, Taiwan ICT and Taiwan FPD. Click here for more information about Digitimes Research Tracking services.