From 2017 to 2023 the TV market AMOLED panels will grow by about six times
Markit analysts IHS predict that by 2023, the supply of AMOLED TV panels (this abbreviation is used) will increase to 10 million By the end of this year, these panels will be sold only about 1.7 million.
As you can see in the diagram, is expected to surge in 2019, and then the market will grow almost linearly. The average annual growth rate of shipments of panels, according to analysts, will be 42%.
The main manufacturer of such panels is LG Display. Here it should be noted that LG itself never uses the acronym AMOLED, when talking about his panels or TVs. Instead, use just OLED. But in this case it’s the same thing. The fact that OLED panels are of two types: AMOLED (active matrix) and PMOLED (passive matrix). And second do not occur in smart phones nor TVs. If you remember the old mp3 players with OLED screens, there was used the panel with a passive matrix. Thus, all LG OLED panel that the company produces to smartphones, tablets or TVs, in fact, are AMOLED panels.
So, currently, LG produces television AMOLED panel with a resolution of 4K UHD. But this year, to be released OLED TVs with Full HD resolution, which will be significantly cheaper. However, by the end of this year, almost half (48%) of all placing on the market of AMOLED TV panels will account for 65-inch UHD 4K panel.