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Market Trends: Production of LCD TVs by EMS Companies and ODMs, Worldwide, 2013

Published: 30 July 2013

ID: G00245809

Analyst(s): Hiroyuki Shimizu, Jamie Wang


In 2012, over 200 million LCD TVs were produced worldwide, 33% by electronics manufacturing services companies and original design manufacturers. These firms must stimulate demand for LCD TVs by increasingly investing in advanced display technologies and fab capacity for larger panels, as must OEMs.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • The Market Is More Active in China
  • The Market Is Supplying More Interesting, Larger and Cheaper TVs
  • Technology and UIs Are Improving
  • Cost-Down Pressures and the Supply Chain Challenge

Contrarian View

  • Collapse in Demand Reduces Participation by EMS Companies and ODMs in LCD TV Production

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