It is true, it appears: as time passes, expertise turns into cheaper, the entry level turns into decrease, extra folks can purchase extra merchandise, demand balloons, and provide tries to maintain up. The basics sine proper by AU Optronics' selection to extend output on panels which might be apparently flying from their stock: high-end LTPS pocket book panels, for one, are promoting like scorching muffins. The reason being easy: LTPS (low-temperature polycrystalline silicon) can higher maintain greater decision panels with greater vibrancy and correct colour replica, however deteriorates quicker than IPS LCD panels. So, it serves two functions (although they will by no means inform you in regards to the second): higher specs and elevated, built-in obsolescence: a conventional feature on this planet of capitalism.
Moreover LTPS, 4K panels have elevated their momentum (deliberate adoption charges for 2018 are being set at 40%, 10% over 2017's 30% attachment price), 75-85" panel gross sales have greater than tripled for the reason that starting of 2018, and 8K panels will begin being shipped (in comparatively small volumes) within the first quarter of this yr. AU Optronics has additionally elevated fabrication of 240 Hz screens for producers that then use their panels on premium merchandise, similar to Acer, Asustek Laptop, BenQ, ViewSonic, AOC and Philips.
Source : TechPowerUp