Digitimes says that CMEL is likely to add a 3.5-inch panel to its AMOLED panel range. CMEL currently offers 2.2- and 2.8-inch AMOLED panels, and it is set to start shipping a 4.3-inch version in the second quarter.
He revealed that monthly shipments from CMEL's present production line amount to 150,000 units, and that its second production line will begin equipment installation in September and volume production by the end of the year.
While CMEL sources LTPS backplanes from CMO, the current shortages in the small-and-medium-size panel market has strained supply from the parent company, Chen said. To deal with the tight supply, CMEL is gearing up efforts to raise its yields, which currently stand at 60-70%, he added.