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Hiroshi Hayase

About Hiroshi Hayase

Hiroshi is Vice President, Small/Medium Displays for DisplaySearch, brings years of research and analytical experience in his coverage of this market segment.
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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

Display Shipments for Smartphones Increased by 42% in 2012 While Falling by 2% for Mobile Phones as a Whole

In the strongest indication yet that smartphones are taking over the mobile phone category, smartphone display shipments reached 738 million in 2012, growth of 42% Y/Y. At the same time, total mobile phone display shipments fell by 2%. Continue Reading

AMOLED Helps Samsung Display Become the Largest Small-Medium FPD Maker

Samsung Display is the dominant AMOLED display supplier, especially for mobile phone applications. In 2012, Samsung climbed to the top supplier position in terms of small-medium displays (9” and smaller) overall, thanks to strong growth in AMOLED display shipments, according to the latest Quarterly Small/Medium Shipment and Forecast Report. Continue Reading