Digitimes Research: February 7W LED light bulb prices up, 9W down
Jessie Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei

February 2017 average retail prices for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescents) in the China market increased 0.8% from December 2016 to CNY26.5 (US$3.9), while 9W models (equivalent to 60W incandescents) decreased 4.6% to CNY29, according to Digitimes Research.

Average retail prices for 40W- and 60W-equivalent LED light bulbs in the Japan market in February stood at JPY1,406 (US$13) and JPY1,893 respectively, growing 1.2% from December and slipping 0.5%, Digitimes Research indicated.

February average retail prices for 40W- and 60W-equivalent LED light bulbs in other markets were: KRW7,842 (US$7.1, down 1.4% from December) and KRW12,293 (up 0.4%) in South Korea; US$16.70 (up 5%) and US$19.30 (down 5.9%) in the US; EUR7 (US$7.50, unchanged) and EUR9.20 (down 2.1%) in Europe.

Samsung Electronics 40W-equivalent LED light bulbs and Osram 60W-equivalent models in the South Korea market had the highest average lumen-price ratios of 117.4lm/US$ and 223.7lm/US$ respectively in February. In terms of luminous efficiency, Mitsubishi Electric 40W-equivalent LED light bulbs and 60W-equivalent models available in Japan had the highest average level of 95.5lm/W and that of 108.2lm/W respectively in February.

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