UBI Research: Samsung Display Maintains Lead in AMOLED Market


According to UBI Research, AMOLED sales and shipments amounted to $8.86 billion and 130 million units respectively in the fourth quarter of 2017. Sales were 100.2% higher than the fourth quarter of 2016. Samsung Display’s revenues and shipments accounted for 91.6% and 94.5% respectively, maintaining its position.

In the fourth quarter of 2017, the total number of AMOLED panels for smartphones was 120 million units, representing 95.5% of the total market. AMOLED panels for smartphones sold by Samsung Display accounted for 97.5%, with 119 million units. In 2018, the AMOLED market for smartphones is expected to reach 470 million units, with Samsung expecting its market share to remain at over 91.5 % with 430 million units.