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Demand for small LCD televisions on the rise

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 11 Apr 2008 21:15 User comments (15)

Demand for small LCD televisions on the rise According to Kwon Young-soo, CEO of LG Display, the company has seen growing demand for small-size LCD sets in recent times as more consumers dump bulky old televisions for newer flat-screens. "Demand is strong for 26-inch or smaller TVs. The market is shifting to LCD rapidly," Kwon said at a media event after quarterly results on Thursday. LG Display is the world's No. 2 manufacturer of larger LCD screens.
"Demand for small-sized TVs and cheaper notebook computers is something we hadn't had expected and counted in," Kwon said. He re-assured the industry by saying that an anticipated oversupply in 2009 will be milder than had been expected. LG Display will soon begin mass-production from its eighth-generation production line early next year.

Smaller LCD screens are useful when working with more limited space than a living room can provide, like a bedroom or kitchen.


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15 user comments

112.4.2008 3:12

the demand is up because of the switch over to DTV in mid 2/2009

212.4.2008 12:39
tripplite
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i see people with tv's on there fridge, soon kids at school will have LCD'S embedded into their desks

312.4.2008 13:35

Originally posted by tripplite:
i see people with tv's on there fridge, soon kids at school will have LCD'S embedded into their desks
yes probably but let hope thats not at the tax payers expense

412.4.2008 17:47

Originally posted by ZoSoIV:
the demand is up because of the switch over to DTV in mid 2/2009
i'll agree with that, but i would have to add to it.

demand is up for those sizes because that's what people can afford.

a/v enthusiasts and hdtv owners may not understand going smaller;
but if one couldn't afford to buy a "big screen" before,
why would they get one now that they're better and more expensive?
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 12 Apr 2008 @ 17:48

512.4.2008 17:50

yes very true snowlock

612.4.2008 17:54

Originally posted by snowlock:


demand is up for those sizes because that's what people can afford.


actually there´s a need for smaller sets... my kids have 22"(1680x1050) LG TVs in their rooms because of the limited space on their desks...

712.4.2008 18:16

Quote:
Originally posted by snowlock:


demand is up for those sizes because that's what people can afford.


actually there´s a need for smaller sets... my kids have 22"(1680x1050) LG TVs in their rooms because of the limited space on their desks...
that's another good reason.
if i had the space, i'd have a big 1080p set.
unfortunately i don't have all that room.

812.4.2008 19:23

I have a Sony 60" SXRD in my living room then a 26" Sony Bravia LCD in my bedroom so I'm set

912.4.2008 23:57

Originally posted by ZoSoIV:
the demand is up because of the switch over to DTV in mid 2/2009

Most definetly It was Major concern of mine that there would be no handheld DTV.

I live in florida in the summer we usally get storms that can knock out power for weeks, the fix it and it get's knocked out again.

this is good expecialy For handheld TV sets

1013.4.2008 9:37

Originally posted by ZoSoIV:
I have a Sony 60" SXRD in my living room then a 26" Sony Bravia LCD in my bedroom so I'm set
Bragging bastard.

1113.4.2008 13:04

Originally posted by tripplite:
i see people with tv's on there fridge, soon kids at school will have LCD'S embedded into their desks
Microsoft surface anyone??

1213.4.2008 14:04

LMAO avoidz you jealous

1314.4.2008 5:50

Originally posted by ZoSoIV:
LMAO avoidz you jealous
I know *I* am !!!! <ggg>

You must have a decent-sized bedroom, and I don't even want to think about the size of yer living room!

(Gawd...... it ain't easy livin' in a 1-bedroom apartment....) :-P

1414.4.2008 6:36

i dont want any thing bigger i have a 27 inch , my wife says that people who want such big set must not be able to see good. lots of us can still see. just get glasses. ha ha.

1514.4.2008 12:05

I bought a 26" Olevia for our bedroom. Best purchase this year so far. It was either $450 for a 26" or over $1,000 more for a larger television. Maybe I will get a 42" next year for my living room.

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