Since demand for 19-inch widescreen monitors is becoming stronger and prices for the segment are less expensive than those for 17-inch standard monitors, demand for 19-inch widescreen panels has been rapidly rising.
By year-end, the penetration rate of widescreen models in the overall monitor market may reach nearly 40%, with the highest rate to be seen from the 19-inch segment, industry sources said.
In fact, several monitor makers indicated demand for 19-inch widescreen panels has exceeded supply so far in March mainly because monitor makers have started placing urgent orders for the segment amid low inventory.
Widescreen LCD panel shortage looming?
Posted on Friday, Mar 16 2007 @ 02:20 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
According to DigiTimes's source the supply of 19-inch widescreen LCD displays is running tight.