For the year, Samsung Display will reduce the supply of panels for laptops three times
Last year, Samsung Display company sold to Chinese manufacturer of LCD panels Truly Opto-Electronics is your factory 5G. Next year, according to the sources, the Korean company will close another plant 5G, which mainly produces panels for laptop.
Evaluation of the IHS, Markit, last year, Samsung Display has shipped around 30 million panels for laptops, and this year the volume of supply decreased to 12 million units. In the first quarter was produced 4.17 million units in the second 2.8 million panels. It is expected that in 2017, Samsung Display shipped only about four million of the respective displays.
Among the manufacturers of laptops who had to change their plans, was, in particular, the company HP, which has received from Samsung Display 1.1 million and 350 thousand panels in the first and second quarters of 2016 respectively. After that, HP has placed an order for 2.8 panels in the company Innolux.
On the other hand, the Chinese company BOE Technology has increased the rate of production of LCD panels for laptops with 4.9 million units in the first quarter to 7.2 million units in the second.
It is also reported that Samsung Display plans to decrease shipments of panels IPS/PLS wide viewing angles.