AUO to focus on large-size 8K panels

Posted on Thursday, Feb 20 2020 @ 11:41 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
DigiTimes heard Taiwanese display panel maker AUO will focus more on large-size niche shipments. This year, the company will concentrate its efforts on developing 8K panels:
Taiwan-based panel maker AUO suffered heavy losses in 2019, but shipments of large-size niche applications gew sharply during the year. AUO now is banking on 8K large-size panels to rejuvenate its business in 2020. For many, 8K displalys and 5G communication will be two major growth drivers this year and beyond. The coronavirus outbreak may have created some impacts, but deployments in the 5G sector continue for the long- term. Qualcomm has just released its 5nm 5G modem, X60, with ASE Technology set to become one of its major backend partners for the new solution. In the semiconductor sector, MOSFET suppliers are keen to obtain sufficient support from 6- and 8-inch foundries.

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