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Foxconn looking to build factory in the US, move closer to Apple

Foxconn, the giant electronics manufacturing conglomerate and Apple’s biggest OEM manufacturing partner, has begun talks with the US federal authorities to find a suitable place to set up a sixth-generation TFT-LCD panel factory, according to Digitimes. The display factory would cater to small-to-medium sized 6G panels and could be used in Apple’s …

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Foxconn reportedly plans to acquire Sharp’s LCD business

Foxconn Electronics, the world’s largest contract maker of electronics, is reportedly mulling to acquire LCD business from Sharp Corp. The company may even team up with Apple in order to take over Sharp’s display business. The move could help Foxconn to expand its business, whereas Apple will guarantee stable supply …

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Overclockers UK has massive display sale: Discounts up to 20%

Overclockers UK is running a huge sale of displays with rather substantial discounts. The campaign includes several dozens of various monitors from different makers and with different screen sizes. For a limited time only, OcUK offers 3 to 20 per cent discounts on displays from various makers, including Asustek Computer, …

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4K TVs hit new sales milestone: three million units per month

Thanks to decreasing prices of ultra-high-definition TVs, sales of such devices are rapidly increasing. According to DisplaySearch, a leading market tracker, shipments of TV panels with 3840*2160 resolution reached a new milestone in April as they hit three million units for the first time. Shipments of UHD TV panels in …

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Demand for curved LCD displays to take off this year

LG Electronics and Samsung Electronics introduced their first curved ultra-high-definition televisions in 2013 and followed up with bent displays for PCs in 2014. However, neither TVs nor monitors with curved screens have yet become popular. According to analysts, shipments of such displays will start to grow later this year thanks …

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4K Ultra HD TVs could reach 20% market share in 2015

Adoption of ultra-high-definition televisions is gradually increasing as prices are getting lower in well-developed countries and China. As a result, market share of UHD TV-sets could hit around 20 per cent globally already this year, according to optimistic predictions of makers of TV components. The production cost of a 4K …

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Dell remains world’s top supplier of PC displays

Despite of relatively weak sales of PC monitors in the fourth quarter of 2014, Dell managed to retain its No. 1 position on the market, according to a new report from International Data Corp. Among the top five display suppliers only two actually produce liquid crystal display panels for them, …

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Apple is still working on full-size TV-set – analyst

The chatter about Apple’s TV-set has been around for years, but the company still has not reveal any plans about such product. This does not mean that Apple has completely abandoned the project. Apparently, the company is still working on it, albeit, in a very stealth mode. “Based on talking to people …

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VESA’s new eDP 1.4a standard enables 8K UHD embedded displays

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) on Monday published the Embedded DisplayPort (eDP) standard version 1.4a. The new standard allows to build ultra-high-definition panels for embedded applications with up to 8K*4K (7680*4320) resolutions. The new eDP 1.4a standard also supports AdaptiveSync technology. The eDP v1.4a standard leverages the VESA DisplayPort …

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Asus debuts 4K 27-inch IPS display for $799/£510

Affordable ultra-high-definition displays are widespread on the market these days, just like high-quality and gaming monitors with 4K (3840*2160) resolution. Asustek Computer on Wednesday introduced its PB279Q monitor that combines quality, performance and relatively low price in one package. The Asus PB279Q is based on a 10-bit in-plane switching (IPS) …

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Sales of 4K UHD TVs are rapidly increasing – analyst

Thanks to introduction of new 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) televisions by global brands this year, sales of UHD TVs increased rather significantly in the second quarter. In fact, sales of 4K TVs in Q2 surpassed sales of such televisions for the whole calendar 2013. China continues to be leading adopter of …

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Sony introduces its own ‘perfectly curved’ 4K UHD

Sony Corp. on Thursday introduced its first curved ultra-high-definition television, following LG Electronics and Samsung Electronics. Sony targets high-end of the TV market with its Bravia S90 TV-sets that come with 65” and 75” panels. The Sony Bravia S90 curved ultra-high-definition 4K (3840*2160) TVs feature 65” or 75” “Triluminos” LED-LCD …

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Seiki’s 4K UHD TVs now priced starting from $299 in the U.S.

Availability of content in 4K ultra-high-definition resolution is very limited these days. Nonetheless, availability of inexpensive TVs with 3840*2160 resolution seems to be getting broader and the prices are getting lower. Walmart and Seiki Digital on Tuesday lowered the prices of select UHDTVs and it is now possible to get …

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Sharp develops free-form IGZO displays

Nowadays displays are used virtually everywhere: modern offices, homes, stores, cars, planes, ships are just flooded with various devices that feature displays. But while liquid crystal displays (LCDs) have been on the market for over twenty years now, their shape has always been either square or rectangular. But that is …

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