The Smartphone and Tablet Display Cost Model covers all smartphone and tablet LCD module and cell costs. Subscribers will be able to better understand the panel cost structure and profitability of mainstream sizes using the model’s Excel data tables. Users can generate forecasts based on various data and assumptions. Standard selections are also prepared in the model, showing many typical smartphone and tablet panel sizes. These typical selections are easy to work with, allowing users to change starting conditions that affect panel costs. Parameters like component costs, panel prices, panel yield, and fab utilization can also be changed to reflect the user’s real panel conditions. Other attractive points covered include technology (a-Si, LTPS, or oxide) differentiation, mask step number change, and specification changes for polarizers and driver ICs.
Senior Analyst, IHS Technology
Mr. Tadashi Uno is a Senior Analyst within the IHS Technology group. He joined IHS in November 2014, when IHS acquired DisplaySearch, a leader in primary research and forecasting on the global display market. At DisplaySearch, he served as director of materials and components.