AU Optronics to start shipping 8K TV panels in the first half of 2018

25 February 2018, 08:17:26

AU Optronics to start shipping 8K TV panels in the first half of 2018According to Liao Wei-lun, president of AUO's video products business group, AU Optronics (AUO) will start shipping its 8K TV panels in the first half of this year, Digitimes reports. The 65-inch and higher panels are important to AUO as their sales are expected to increase by 40% and 50% on yearly basis. Large 8K TVs will enter the market more seriously later this year and it is expected that their market penetration will reach 10% in two years. 4K panels are already becoming a standard for 50-inch and larger TVs and their market penetration has risen to 40% up from 30% last year. AUO will also start shipping panels for rear-view car mirrors in the first half of 2018 and other panels for automobiles.Source

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