Tuesday 5 December 2023
BOE struggles to expand iPhone panel supply due to reported issues of low yield rate
To expand its influence in Apple's iPhone supply chain, Chinese panel supplier BOE has continued to invest in panel R&D. However, after failing to supply the first wave of iPhone...
Monday 4 December 2023
Samsung reportedly intends to support TCL CSOT in acquiring LGD's Guangzhou factory
LG Display (LGD)'s LCD business in China continues to incur losses due to the expansion of Chinese competitors. Currently, the utilization rate at LGD's 8.5-gen LCD factory in Guangzhou...
Wednesday 29 November 2023
Steam Deck shift to SDC for OLED panel supply, likely due to BOE patent controversy
Samsung Display (SDC) recently started supplying OLED panels to US video game company Valve, the developer behind the video game distribution platform and storefront "Steam." With...
Thursday 9 November 2023
Chinese panel makers return to profitability
Chinese panel makers BOE Technology and TCL China Star Optoelectronics Technology (TCL CSOT) returned to profitability in the third quarter of 2023 while Taiwanese panel makers AUO...
Wednesday 8 November 2023
Patent war rages on: SDC accuses BOE of stealing tech and leaking secrets again
Amid an ongoing patent dispute, Samsung Display (SDC) has initiated legal proceedings against the China-based display manufacturer BOE once more.
Tuesday 31 October 2023
Chinese foundry gearing up for automotive IC boom
Nexchip Semiconductor, a Chinese mature-node IC foundry, has stepped up its deployment in the automotive IC sector with the opening of a new fab in Hefei specializing in manufacturing...
Thursday 21 September 2023
BOE Technology to hit 120 million units in shipments this year
Foldable handsets have become the central theme for flagship Chinese smartphones in the second half of this year, as seen from the launch of Huawei's Mate 60 Pro series, foldable...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
Southeast Asia receives investment from the panel supply chain amid US-China tensions
Amid escalating US-China tensions, compaines in both Taiwan and China are eyeing investment opportunities in South and Southeast Asia. Taiwan's AUO is expanding into Vietnam, while...
Wednesday 19 July 2023
Chinese panel makers see operations improve
Many Chinese panel makers have experienced an improvement in sales since the second quarter of this year, buoyed by an over 20% increase in LCD TV panel prices in recent months, according...
Friday 14 July 2023
FPD equipment market to bottom out in 2023 and recover with 153% rise in 2024
After peaking near US$21 billion of revenue in 2017, the market for capital equipment used to manufacture OLEDs and LCD panels has suffered from continuous annual declines as the...
Wednesday 12 July 2023
OLED patent war between SDC and BOE escalating
To consolidate their position in the Apple supply chain and the OLED market, Samsung Display (SDC) and BOE's patent dispute is escalating by the day. SDC has officially filed a patent...
Monday 10 July 2023
Omdia cuts global large-area LCD shipment forecast for 2023
According to Omdia, previous estimates that large-area LCD shipments would increase by 0.6% in 2023 have now been revised to show negative growth of 3.2% due to slower demand and...
Monday 5 June 2023
BOE's Gen 8 IT OLED production line could be delayed due to lack of approval from Bejing's government
BOE's Gen 8 IT OLED production line will be stationed in the B16 factory in Chengdu, China. However, rumors came out that although foundation construction has begun, the investments...
Tuesday 25 April 2023
Apple ranked biggest mobile PC display purchaser throughout 2022, says Omdia
Total mobile PC (include notebook and tablet) panel shipments reached 479 million units in 2022, according to Omdia. This is the first time since 2020 that annual shipments came below...
Tuesday 18 April 2023
EIH grows e-paper ecosystem to include BOE, MediaTek
E Ink Holdings (EIH), an e-paper solutions supplier, is actively expanding its e-paper application ecosystem to include panel vendor BOE Technology and IC design house MediaTek.
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