Early September Data
Revised 4 September 2014
PriceWise, a free semi-monthly pricing service, aggregates early self-reported market prices for a sub-set of A-grade LCD panels. Get a preliminary view into shifts in global panel pricing, demand, and purchasing. Updated twice a month, PriceWise covers pricing changes for 22 panel sizes across five major applications.
PriceWise Early September 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 Mobile Phone Panels
The impact from Chinese telecom carriers' policy adjustments continued in August. Brands remained cautious toward procuring 3G smartphone panels because inventory remains a concern. Some brands are even concerned about inventories for 4G products, especially the leading ones with good relationships with the carriers' distribution channels. In September, both Apple and Samsung will release new flagship models that may have an impact on consumer purchases from local brands.