Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung, LG End Legal Disputes
IBM Connects Internet of Things to the Enterprise
Project Spartan Web Browser Included In Latest Windows 10 Build
Google Now Offers A Gmail For Android Users
Jay-Z Challenges Launches Updated Tidal Music Service
Apple Offers Trade-in Program For Android, Blackberry And Windows Phones
Kingston Releases New USB 3,0 Media Reader
Amazon Starts Offering Home Services
Active Discussions
how to copy and move data files to dvd-rw
cdrw trouble
Need serious help!!!!
burning
nvidia 6200 review
Hello
Burning Multimedia in track 0
I'm lazy. Please help.
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Sony to...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, February 25, 2008
Sony to Buy LCD TV Panels From Sharp: Source


Sony is planning to start buying TV-use liquid crystal display panels from Sharp as early as in the next business year that begins in April, Reuters reported on Sunday citing a source close to the matter.

Sony currently runs an LCD panel joint venture with Samsung Electronics, but procurement from Sharp is expected to help it secure enough panels to meet fast-growing LCD TV demand without heavy capital investments.

Samsung and Sony compete for the top spot in the global LCD TV market.

For Sharp, another major LCD TV maker, expanding a pool of customers for its LCD panels is important as it is ramping up its panel production capacity aggressively.

The Osaka-based company said last month it plans to boost output capacity at its latest panel plant by 50 percent by July.

Sharp is also building the world's largest LCD panel factory, spending 380 billion yen ($3.55 billion). The plant is slated to come onstream by March 2010.

The Nikkei business daily said in its Saturday morning edition that Sony is in the final stages of talks with Sharp to buy large-sized LCD panels.

Sony aims to double LCD TV sales to about 20 million units in the business year starting April, and the volume of its panel procurement from Sharp will likely come to the equivalent of 3 to 5 million 40-inch-class panels in the following year, the Nikkei said.


Previous
Next
Europe to Invest 2.5b Euro in Micro-Computers Research        All News        Researchers Find Vulnerability in Computer Disk Encryption
Pioneer to Stop Making 42-inch Plasma Panels     Consumer Electronics News      Japanese Stores Take HD DVD Off Shelves

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Hon Hai May Invest In Sharp
Sharp to Cut Significant Workforce In Japan: reports
Sharp Will Not Appeal IGZO Court Decision
Sharp To Seek For A Second Bailout: Nikkei
Sharp Develops New Touch-Panel Handwriting Input System
Sharp Launches Professional Grade 4K Ultra HD Display
Sharp Reports Net Loss
Sharp At CES 2015
Sharp Showcases 4.1-inch, 736ppi IGZO LCD Prototype
Sharp 2Q Profit Slides
Sharp To Produce New Backlight-free LCD Panel For Wearables
Sharp To Start Making 4K Displays For Smartphones

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .