The High Ground of TV Sales Belongs to Samsung and LG

by Artem Alekseenko

The premium TV market continues to be dominated by the two Korean brands Samsung and LG, and both brands regained some market share in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to the latest update …

Tags:Analytics & Tools| DSCC| Forecasts| LG Electronics (LGE)| Samsung| TV Set Market

OLED Revenues Fall

by Omid Rahmat

The latest release of the OLED Shipment Report shows OLED panel revenues decreased 3% YoY in Q4’22 to $12.6B as a result of a 7% YoY shipment decline. TVs decreased 4% Y/Y in units …

Tags:DSCC| Forecasts| OLED

Smartphone Shipments Suffer the Largest-Ever Decline in 2022

by Emory Kale

Worldwide smartphone shipments declined 18.3% year over year to 300.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2022 (4Q22), according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. The …

Tags:Forecasts| IDC| Smartphone Market

Gartner Forecasts Worldwide IT Spending to Grow 2.4% in 2023

by Artem Alekseenko

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $4.5 trillion in 2023, an increase of 2.4% from 2022, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. This is down from the previous quarter’s forecast of …

Tags:Analytics & Tools| Forecasts| Gartner

2023’s Bumpy Ride for Panel Makers

by Omid Rahmat

Value of Market for Hinges Used in Foldable OLED Smartphones Will Surpass US$500 Million for 2023; KH Vatech and Amphenol Are Main Suppliers In its report on the OLED market, TrendForce predicts foldable smartphones …

Tags:Foldable Devices| Forecasts| LCD Panels| OLED TVs| Smartphones

80.7% CAGR for Headworn AR Revenues

by Omid Rahmat

AR report forecasts growth in consumer adoption lead by enterprise applications.

Tags:Augmented Reality| Forecasts| HMDs (Head Mounted Displays)

Is the PC Ever Going to Make a Comeback?

by Omid Rahmat

Back in early 2021, Gartner said that fourth quarter 2021 PC shipments declined 5% and, now, in early 2022, it is saying fourth quarter 2022 PC shipments declined 28.5%. In 2021, the yearly growth …

Tags:Apple| Forecasts| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)

282 Million Used Smartphones Shipped in 2022

by Omid Rahmat

Trade-in programs continue to be the driving factor for the new and used smartphone market globally. We have witnessed new programs launch successfully across multiple regional markets where trade-in is still a new concept …

Tags:Forecasts| IDC| Mobile Phones| Smartphone Market

Taiwan Takes a Seat at WTO Talks on US Chip Sanctions

by Omid Rahmat

China filed a dispute with the WTO in an effort to overturn US-imposed export controls, which aim to limit the Asian nation’s ability to develop a domestic semiconductor industry and equip its military. Beijing accused Washington …

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