LCD pricing and AIT screens in advance of earnings ?3
- Better touch screen performance.
- Slimmer, lighter screens, with narrower bezels and improved durability.
- Less reflectivity, for greatly improved outdoor visibility.
We've seen a few of these screens in mobile phones, but mass
production is just beginning this month in order to fill demand
for products that will ship with Windows 10, which is
touch-optimized. LG Display has already agreed to supply
15.6-inch and 14-inch panels to several global notebook PC brands,
and the company is engaged in active discussions with customers to
supply different panel sizes.
LG Display should be reporting in two weeks. Consensus is for
earnings of 55 cents per ADR on revenue of $6.3b. I'll be more
interested in guidance (analysts are modelling $6.8b in revenue
for 3Q15) and updates on AMOLED yields and deals than the second