LCD TV panel demand to drop 3% this year

LCD TV panel demand is expected to drop 3% in 2016 to reach just 257 million units, according to IHS. The research firm attributes the decline to TV brands’ “continual panel inventory control”, as well as global economic uncertainty. “TV panel inventory adjustments will continue into the first half of 2016, because more manufacturing capacity will […]

TV manufacturing outsourcing to reach 43% this year

TVs manufactured using outsourcing is expected to reach a record 43% of all LCD TVs shipped globally this year, according to IHS statistics. The research firm that outsourcing manufacturing has become “one of the most important business strategies for TV brands” because it can improve supply-chain cost management and increase time-to-market. IHS also said most […]

4K TV panel shipments hit record high in April

Shipments of 4K LCD TV panels exceeded three million units in April, setting a new monthly record, according to IHS figures.  The research firm said that in April, 4K TV panels accounted for 14% of all TV panels shipped, with shipments continuing to rise driven by “forces on both the supply side and the demand […]

Unexpected boost for LCD market in first half

The global LCD TV panel market saw growth of year-on-year growth 3% in the first six months of 2014, despite widespread expectations of a decline, according to research by IHS Technology. Although the growth was less than the 9% growth recorded for the first six months of 2013, most observers had expected a decline, according […]

Ultra HD TV shipments to jump more than 500%

Ultra High Definition (UHD) display LCD TV shipments are expected to increase by more than 500% year-on-year in 2014, according to new stats by IHS. The figures, which were updated ahead of the CES trade show in Las Vegas this week, claim that UHD LCD TV sales will reach 10 million units this year, up […]