UltraHD TVs Continue to Rise


AUO estimates that UltraHD TV sales have reached around 16 million units so far this year, and will end 2015 at 24 million sets due to end-of-year demand in the USA and Europe. More than 30% of AUO’s UltraHD TV panel shipments this year have been used in 50″+ sets, expected to rise to 40% in Q4. Additionally, the company said that curved TV sales reached 2.4 million units worldwide in Q3, with a 7.1% share of the 50″+ segment. Pricing has now dropped to about a 10% premium, compared to FullHD panels.