Market updates

DSCC sees the QD-OLED TV market growing from 500,000 units in 2022 to 1.5 million units in 2026

DSCC says that over 500,000 QD-OLED TVs will ship in 2022, offered by both Sony and Samsung. Shipments are expected to grow and reach 1.5 million units in 2026.

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QD-OLED TV shipments, 2022-2026, DSCC

The main limitation for QD-OLED TVs will by Samsung's production capacity. In 2023 the company will add 49-inch monitors and 77-inch TV panels, as SDC will start using Multi-cut Mother Glass (MMG) technology.

Read the full story Posted: Jul 19,2022

DSCC sees the QDEF market reaching $326 million by 2025

Display market research firm DSCC says that QDEF technology (QD films for LCD displays) will continue to grow at a fast pace, rising from $236 million in 2022 to $326 million in 2025. The main market will remain TV applications. This forecast does not include any perovskite-based films.

QDEF film revenues forecast (2022-2025, DSCC)

QDEF are quantum dots enhancement films, used to enhance the color gamut of LCD displays. The main display applications for QDEF are in TVs, monitors and laptops.

Read the full story Posted: Jan 19,2022

Leyard says it is ready to mass produce microLED displays with quantum dots color conversion technology

China-based Leyard Optoelectronics says it is starting to produce microLED large-area displays that use blue microLEDs and QD based color convestion.

Leyars uses Saphlu'x NPQD technology (it is a stakeholder in Saphlux), which makes use of a nanopore structure to deposit the quantum dots on blue microLED chips. Saphlux says that the nanoporous structure has a unique scattering effect, which enhances light conversion efficiency and the reliability of the quantum dots. The solution also provides a wide color gamut, good color consistency and high efficiency.

Read the full story Posted: Jul 31,2022

Omdia: sales of QD-LCD TVs will decline 3.1% in 2022

Market research firm Omdia says that the sale of QD-enhanced LCD TVs will decline in 2022 to $17.67 billion, down 3.1% from the revenues in 2021. This is the first time since 2017 when the first such TVs were introduced, that the market will decline.

QD-LCD TV revenue estimates (2019-2022F, Omdia)

Shipments of QD-LCDs will actually increase this year, but revenues will decline because more of these TVs will be lower in price. 52% of such TVs will cost less than $1,000 this year, up from only 36.5% of the TVs in 2021.

Read the full story Posted: Feb 06,2022