DisplaySearch has published a new Quarterly OLED Shipment and Forecast Report, in which they predict that OLED displays will reach 5.5$B by 2015 (up from 600M$ in 2008). Expansion of AMOLED manufacturing capacity will enable production of larger displays for mini-notebook and notebook PCs, desktop monitors and larger TVs.
In fact, DisplaySearch forecasts that in 2015, TV will pass mobile phone main display to become the highest-revenue application at $1.92 billion.
Samsung SDI—whose OLED group merged with Samsung Electronics’ mobile display business to form Samsung Mobile Display (SMD) in January 2009—had a strong Q4’08. As a result, Samsung SDI (now SMD) took the #1 position in shipments with a 31% share, passing RiTdisplay.
Samsung SDI (now SMD) has been the leader in total OLED revenues for several quarters thanks to its AMOLED shipments.