China will dominate the supply of 4K TVs and 8K in the coming years, analysts IHS Markit
4K resolution is becoming more common among TVs. It is expected that this year 4K TVs will account for 42% of the market. In 2015, the corresponding models were produced 28 million units in 2016 and 66 million units. And in 2020 is expected to supply 335 million 4K TVs. This forecast gives analysts IHS Markit.
The leader among the countries on the prevalence of 4K TV sets is China. Last year this country had shipped 25 million 4K TVs. By 2020, the supply volume will reach 44 million, which is approximately equal to the total supply in North America and Western Europe. In Western Europe last year were shipped 8 million 4K TV sets, and by 2020 the supply is expected to grow to 19 million units. In the United States during the same period is expected to increase supply from 11.7 to 25.9 million.
China analysts are predicting and the future leadership in the introduction of 8K TVs. By the way, in their opinion, the most common will be the 65-inch model. Problem on the way of wide introduction in most regions is the accessibility of the sources of 8K. Broadcasting of 8K will begin in 2020 in Japan.
Source: IHS Markit