Samsung gives up on LCD
Published in Graphics

Outpriced by the Chinese 

Samsung Display has decided to close its liquid-crystal display (LCD) business in June, because the Chinese and Taiwanese can make them cheaper.

LCD surfeit causes massive job cuts
Published in News

Oversupply and other problems

While companies have raced to ramp up the production of liquid crystal diode (LCD) screens, that's led to way too many being made.

BOE beats LG to become the largest LCD supplier
Published in News

But beware of the panda

LG is no longer the world’s largest LCD panel supplier having been beat by BOE.

Flat panel suppliers expect oversupply
Published in News

All of us have different plans

AU Optronics (AUO) Paul Peng has warned that there will be over-supply in the flat panel market from next year.

iPhone 6.1 inch has dual SIM
Published in Mobiles

Most likely for China

Apple already confirmed its plans to have an iPhone event on September 12th and it will tell the market about its upcoming 2018 Intel only modem line up.

Taiwan shipments of small to medium-size LCD screens growing
Published in Mobiles

Chinese smartphone demand.

Beancounters at Digitimes Research have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that Taiwan's shipments of small to medium size LCD panels are expected to grow 8.6 percent sequentially in the second quarter of 2018.

Foxconn to build LCD factory in US by 2020
Published in News

Will cost $10 billion

Foxconn will build three facilities in the US state of Wisconsin for operation as early as next year, as part of a campus housing a $10 billion liquid crystal display (LCD) factory due for 2020.

Foxconn and Sharp set-up TV factory in China
Published in Graphics

Japan a bit too pricey 

Foxconn and Sharp are to set up a $6.95 billion10.5G or 11G LCD TV panel factory in China.  Needless to say Foxconn is stumping up most of the cash and Sharp is to providing the manufacturing technology.

Notebook prices to rise from display shortage
Published in News

Get yours when you can

A report said that there will be shortages of notebook panels during the first half of 2017.

OLED will not replace LED
Published in Graphics

Just for smartphones

Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) chairman Lee Man-hsiang dismissed a long standing belief that OLED panels will replace TFT-LCD.