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David Hsieh

About David Hsieh

David is the Vice President, Greater China Market for DisplaySearch and is a noted expert in TFT LCD and LCD TV research and analysis throughout Asia.
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Large-Area TFT LCD Panel Shipments Down 7% M/M in July; Q3 Off to a Slow Start on Weak Tablet PC Shipments

Q2’14 large-area (9”+) TFT LCD panel shipments reached 181M units, the second-highest ever, and LCD TV panel shipments, at 64M, reached a record high, according to the Quarterly Large-Area TFT Panel Shipment Report. Continue Reading

8 Million Chromebooks to Ship in 2014, 5% of Global Notebook PC Market

According to the Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report, notebook PC shipments will reach 167M in 2014, an 8% Y/Y decline. The reasons for the decline are mainly the maturity of the notebook PC market, slowdown in Windows 8 replacement, and in the consumer market, low-priced tablet PCs. Continue Reading

4K LCD TV Panel Value Chain is Changing in 2014

With rapid adoption of the 4K in the TV market, the 4K LCD TV panel value chain is changing in 2014. In technology, developments such as RGBW, M+ or 1G1D (One Gate One Drain Driving) are aimed at making 4K LCD panels cheaper and more efficient. Continue Reading

Mobile Phone Display Shipments Drop in Q1’14 as HD/FHD Panels Grow

The first quarter is usually the slow season for mobile phone panel shipments, and Q1’14 was no exception. The recently published Quarterly Mobile Phone Display Shipment and Forecast Report reveals that mobile phone FPD shipments declined in Q1’14 due to seasonality, after set production peaked for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, even as HD and FHD panels continue to grow. Continue Reading