Revised 20 May 2013
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PriceWise Mid-May Data
The PriceWise spreadsheet includes current data and data for the past two months for five major applications: LCD monitors, notebook PCs, LCD TVs, mobile phones, and tablet PCs. Also, our analysts provide analysis explaining the current pricing environment, based on demand, supply, and business plans. Download the complete PriceWise spreadsheet using the link at the top of this page!
Analysis Highlight and Recent Prices by Size and Resolution for LCD TV Panels
TV panel prices for 39" and above continued to drop modestly in May. Benefitted by the energy-saving subsidy program, which is scheduled to discontinue at the end of May, LCD TV sales during the Chinese May Day holiday continued to increase after strong sales in April. Despite this, Chinese TV makers and other TV makers are not in a rush to build panel inventory in Q2’13 as there is still uncertainty in the market.