50-inch And Larger TVs To Account For Most TV Sales In 2017

Posted: Jun 19 2017, 1:35am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

50-inch and larger TVs to Account for most TV Sales in 2017
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Research firm IHS predicts that big screen TVs will be the most TVs sold this year.

The prices of 50-inch TVs have came down significantly in the last few years. The adoption of 4K resolution also drives consumers to TVs with a larger display panel. Market research firm IHS forecasts that TVs sized 50 to 59-inch will account for 51.7% of all TVs sold in 2017.

The dominance of the 40-inch TV segment is over. TVs with a 40 to 49-inch panel will only account for 35.3 percent of the global TV sales. The 50 inch TV segment will be dominating for the next couple of years. The 60-69 inch TV panels are still expensive and IHS forecasts that the segment will reach only a 20% marketshare by 2020.

A big driver this year to get a new TV are the latest generations of the Xbox and PS4. Microsoft will release the Xbox One X in November. To fully leverage the display quality the new consoles deliver, consumers need the latest generations of 4K TVs with High Dynamic Range support (HDR10).

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