Digitimes Research: Taiwan ships over 269 million small- to medium-size panels in 2Q16

Jen-Chieh Yang, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei 0

Taiwan-based makers shipped 269.249 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels during the second quarter of 2016, slipping 0.5% on quarter and 6.3% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

88.2% of shipments were a-Si TFT-LCD panels and 11.8% LTPS (low-temperature poly-Si) units, Digitimes Research indicated.

In terms of application, handsets accounted for 72.4% of shipments, tablets 7.5%, automotive displays 6.0%, digital cameras 3.5% and GPS PNDs 3.0%.

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) was the largest maker shipping 100.560 million units, followed by HannStar Display with 67.892 million units and Innolux with 55.024 million units. In the second quarter, CPT shut down a 4.5G factory while Innolux shifted part of the capacity at a 5G factory from small- to medium-size panels to notebook panels.

Shipments in the third quarter are projected at 288.123 million units.

This article is an excerpt from a Digitimes Research Quarterly Data Report (Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 2Q 2016). Visit our latest Data reports.