Friday 1 June 2012
CCFL TVs in China to decrease due to energy subsidies
CCFL TVs will slowly decrease in China's market due to the country's recent wave of government subsidies for energy efficient products including LED and plasma TVs in hope that citizens...
Thursday 10 May 2012
Direct LED backlighting speeding up end of CCFL says DisplaySearch
Low-cost direct LED-backlit LCD TVs were introduced to the market last March. Samsung Electronics launched its first direct LED-backlit TVs, the EH series, in the US, and LG Electronics...
Friday 6 April 2012
Direct-type LED TV price gap with CCFL to shrink to 10%
The price difference between low-cost direct-type LED TVs and CCFL models will shrink to 10% this year, industry sources have predicted.
Tuesday 3 April 2012
Taiwan market: Panasonic to launch new PDP, LCD TVs
Panasonic on April 2 unveiled five full-HD PDP (plasma display panel) TV models, eight edge-type LED-backlit LCD TV models and two CCFL-backlit LCD TV models for launch in the Taiwan...
Tuesday 6 March 2012
Taiwan market: Local brand vendors still rolling out CCFL-backlit TV models
Some local brand TV vendors in Taiwan such as Teco will continue to roll out CCFL-backlit models for the local market as CCFL models still enjoy price advantages over LED-backlit...
Monday 5 March 2012
Direct-lit LED TV cost may not shrink much
The cost narrowing between direct-lit LED TVs and CCFL-backlit TVs may face a roadblock, said industry sources. However, firms such as Samsung Electronics, China-based TCL, and North...
Monday 6 February 2012
CCFL maker Wellypower reports negative EPS for 2011
CCFL (cold cathode fluorescent lamp) maker Wellypower Optronics has reported net losses of NT$307.11 million (US$10.4 million) for 2011, compared to a net income of NT$444.03 million...
Saturday 4 February 2012
CCFL maker GIO to further consolidate workforce
Having reportedly slashed its workforce by 30% in the second half of 2011, CCFL and LED light bar maker GIO Optoelectronics plans to once again cut the number of its employees soon,...
Monday 16 January 2012
Global demand for MOCVD equipment to decrease by half
The number of LED chips used in LED TVs has been decreasing. Industry sources believe LED TVs will only require 10-12 units of high-power LED chips in the future. Hence global demand...
Wednesday 28 December 2011
Commentary: Market opportunities for direct-type LED TVs
The penetration rate of LED TVs will likely reach 40% in 2011, a bit lower than 50% forecast in the beginning of the year. The market expects direct-type LED TVs will cause a new...
Wednesday 28 December 2011
Holiday TV prices in 4Q11 expected to reach new milestones, says DisplaySearch
According to DisplaySearch, average US street prices for all LCD TV sizes up to 46-inch will be below US$1,000 for the first time, and all 32-inch, including high frame-rate LED models,...
Thursday 22 December 2011
US flat-panel TV pricing at lowest level in eight months in November, says IHS iSuppli
The prevailing economic uncertainty, along with frantic efforts among television manufacturers to boost year-end sales, combined to drive down the price of US flat-panel TVs to their...
Tuesday 22 November 2011
Price gap between LED-backlit and CCFL-backlit monitors begins to widen again
Beginning from second quarter 2011, the price of models below 22-inch almost have no difference while the price gap of models above 24-inch has narrowed to 5%. However, the market...
Thursday 10 November 2011
US football season kickoff sends TV sales, prices soaring, says IHS
The onset of the US National Football League (NFL) season propelled higher sales of large-sized flat panel televisions in October, pushing up overall TV prices in the United States...
Thursday 3 November 2011
Brand vendors to introduce low-price LED TVs to boost sales
Weaker-than-expected demand for LCD TVs in 2011 has prompted many brands to introduce low-price models hoping to stimulate demand and increase sales. In 2012, 3D will continue to...