Chinese Smartphone Vendors want Full HD Panels

By Helen Vince
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Sources in the Taiwan supply chain are expecting an increase in orders for FullHD panels from smartphone vendors in China, following the recent release of a 5.5″ FullHD equipped smartphone from Meizu costing $160. Display manufacturers elsewhere, including Japan Display, LG Display BOE Technology and Tianma Micro-electronics are already reported to have increased production capacities for Full HD LTPS panels in anticipation of a surge in demand for inexpensive FHD models in China.