TV Shipments Up In Q3 With Q4 Looking Weak

Posted: Nov 25 2008, 9:00am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 11:54am CDT, in News | Home Entertainment

 
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According to DispalySearch, global TV shipments were up in Q3 2008 year-over-year by 6%. Sales for Q3 were up from Q2 by a healthy 11% with a total of 53 million units shipped worldwide. North America continued to show the largest growth over the quarter despite the poor economy.

Flat TV share rose 1% to 57% for Q3, though the annual growth rate for LCD TVs slowed to 47% year-over-year. The most shipped size of LCD TV for the quarter remained the 32-inch size, which held 36% of the share of LCD TVs market wide. Plasma TV shipments continue to climb rising 37% year-over-year to 3.8 million units shipped. CRT TV shipments fell 15% year-over-year.

The top TV brand globally was Samsung with 22.5% of the market. Second place went to Sony, third to LGE, fourth to Panasonic, and fifth to Sharp. Globally only 1 million OLED TVs shipped, a decline of about 7% quarter-over-quarter.

Via DisplaySearch

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