2013-11-15

LEDinside: LED For TV Backlight Applications Price Plunge Eases in 4Q13

Although, mid and large sized LED backlight market was affected by the economic downturn, LED prices for backlight applications overall declined stably at 3-6% in 4Q13, according to LEDinside’s 4Q13 LED price trend report. LED prices for lighting applications also maintained a slow downward slide. The extent of price falls varied among different product specs. 
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2013-10-24

LEDInside: LED Lamp Retail Price Fluctuate in Sept.

Global Average Selling Price (ASP) for 40W equiv. LED lamp was up 2.8 percent to US$ 16.2 in Sept. 2013, according to a latest LED lamp ASP survey by LEDinside, a research subsidiary of TrendForce. Few new products were released worldwide last month. Global 60W equiv. LED lamp was down 2.5 percent to US$ 21.4. Price plunge was most evident in U.S., as top North American lighting brands and wholesalersretail channel brands begin releasing super competitive-pricedcheap products. The implemented strategy has obviously stimulated purchases. 
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2013-10-02

LEDinside: Global LED Bulb ASP Up in August

Global 40W equiv. LED bulb Average Selling Price (ASP) increased slightly by 1.7% in August 2013 to US$ 15.7, according to a recent bulb retail survey conducted by LEDinside, a research subsidiary of Trendforce. Global introduction of new products for August was low. Global 60W equiv. LED bulbs ASP dropped slightly by 2.9% to US$ 21.9. Price drops were most obvious in U.K. 
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2013-08-28

LEDinside:As LED Lamp Prices Continue to Plunge in July, LED Lighting in Emerging Markets Warms Up

In July, global 40W equiv. LED lamp Average Selling Prices (ASP) fell slightly by 0.6% to US$ 15.5, with price drops most evident in U.S.,according to LEDinside, an LED research division of international research organization TrendForce. Global ASP for 60W equiv. LED prices downed by 3.3% to US$ 22.6, with falls most obvious in Europe.
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2013-08-20

LEDinside:Mid-power LED prices drop by 1.7% in 3Q13 as shortage eases; strong demands cause smartphone LED application prices to slightly fall 3-6%

Mid-power LED shortages eased in 3Q13, due to increasing LED suppliers, according to LEDinside, an LED research division of international research organization TrendForce. High-power LED prices dropped in 3Q as outdoor lighting demands and construction bidding projects fell below market expectations in 2Q, and impacts from advances of mid-power LEDs , such as 5630 package (PKG) and 3030 PKG threatens the high-powered LED market share. Both uncertainty surrounding China’s new energy-saving appliance subsidies and high inventory levels in distribution channels have caused the LED price for TV application to drop. However, LED for mobile applications have a positive 3Q outlook due to increasing smartphone shipments and introduction of two in one package.
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2013-07-26

Global LED Lamp Prices Downtrend in June, Top Brands Lower Prices as Market Heats Up

The global 40W equiv. LED lamps Average Selling Price (ASP) dropped 2.7% to USD 15.6 in June 2013, according to a recent LED lamp retail survey by LEDinside, a research subsidiary of TrendForce. Overall regional market prices continued to fall steadily, in which China’s decline was the most evident. Global ASP dipped 1.6% to USD 23.4. 
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2013-06-26

LEDinside:The average price of global LED light bulb steadily decreases, large manufacturers focus more on the residential lighting market

According to the updated LED light bulb sales price which investigated by LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, the ASP of the 40W equiv. LED light bulbs declined by 1% in May (2013), reaching USD16. The most obvious price reduction was occurred in Taiwan. The ASP of the 60W equiv. LED light bulbs declined by 0.1% to USD23.8. The price was unstable in all regions with less renewing products.
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2013-06-18

LEDinside:Medium-power LED for lighting applications are in short supply, declines by only 1%; LED for TV backlight declines by approximately 2~4% due to China’s policies

According to LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, the Q2 supply for medium-power LED for lighting applications remains unstable. While the current market demand still came from warm white LED, the shortage situation won’t be eased until July. Hence, the price of medium-power LED for lighting application has declined by 1~3% in this quarter and that of high-power LED has declined by 3% as well. With backlight applications being impacted by the lack of strong demand and the Chinese government’s subsidy on TV market has been ended, TV manufacturers are conservative about the 3Q13 stock, and are less willing to place long term purchase orders. Overall, the prices of LEDs for backlight applications showed a slight decrease, which are below 5%.
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2013-05-27

LEDinside : Osram Product Price Drops below 10 EU as LED Bulb Market Competition Heats Up in April 2013

According to LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, retail prices for LED bulbs worldwide continue to have a downward trend this year for April. Worldwide retail price for 40W equiv. LED bulbs dropped by 5.7%, reaching 16.1 USD. Newly added items in the markets were few. 60W equiv. LED bulb price also experienced a decline, with a worldwide average drop of 1.2%, reaching 23.8 USD. The ASPs in most areas maintained a stable decrease, except for China and Taiwan where the high prices of newly added products lead to an increase.
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2013-04-23

LEDinside: LED bulb retail price drops in March of 2013, 40W equiv. bulb price falls to 4USD in the Chinese market

According to LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, in March, only several new LED lighting products were launched in the global market, and the price of existing products showed a steady decline. In the global market, 40W equiv. LED bulb retail price has dropped by 3.9% to 17.1USD, and 60W equiv. LED bulb average price has dropped by 6.5% to 24.1USD.
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2013-03-26

LEDinside:February 2013 LED Bulb Retail Prices Show Continuous Decline, 60W Equivalent LED Bulb Price Drops below $8.8 USD

According to market intelligence organization TrendForce’s LEDinside division’s newest LED bulb retail findings, the retail prices of LED bulbs all over the world have a downward trend this year for February. Worldwide 40W replacement LED bulb average retail price dropped by 8.2%, reaching 17.8 USD. This is due to the relatively low prices in the newly added Chinese and Taiwanese regions. Worldwide 60W replacement LED bulb average price in certain areas had a clear drop of 13%, reaching 25.7 USD. Aside from the slight drop in original statistical region price, the newly added Chinese and Taiwanese regional prices are also comparatively lower.
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2013-03-07

ASP of TV Backlight LED Falls, Backlit LED Display Penetration Rate to Exceed 90% in 2013

According to LEDinside’s “Silver Member Report,” in 1Q13 LED price for monitor backlight application fell by approximately 4%-8%, whereas LED price for TV application dropped by 3%-9%. Affected by the price cut by Korean manufacturers, average price of high power LED for lighting applications fell by 6%-9% this quarter. With the price drop continuing, the total number of LED backlights applied to middle and large sized panels is expected to peak. LED backlight application has grown from 2012’s 70% to 92% in monitors, and from 70% to 90% in TVs.
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2013-03-04

LEDinside: LED light bulb retail price differed in January 2013, prices declined most significantly in the Japanese market

According to LEDinside, a research division of Trendforce, investigation on the latest LED light bulb retail price showed that global LED light bulb retail price remained volatile in January 2013. The retail price of 40W equiv. LED lamps increased by 4% to USD19.4. Fewer new products were introduced in each region, and fluctuation in the price of original products increased. The average price of 60W equiv. LED lamp fell by 4.3% to USD29.6. Prices declined most significantly in the Japanese market.
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2013-01-21

TrendForce:2012 December LED Light Bulb ASP Continued a Mild Sequential Drop; Korean Vendors Gear Up on US Deployment

According to LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, the ASP volatility of LED light bulb has been continued into December 2012. Products from the US took the led as more new items were launched during the month. ASP for those LED bulbs targeted to replace the traditional 40W incandescent light bulb posted a mild 0.2% sequential gain to US$18.70. And those targeted to replace the 60W incandescent lamp posted a 3.9% drop to US$30.90 in the same period.
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2012-11-21

Large-size and High-resolution TVs Become the New Highlights in LED Backlight Market in 2013

According to LEDinside, a research division of global market research company TrendForce, affected by global economic downturn and a decline of orders visibility, LED price for TV backlight applicationprice has fallens by 5-7% in Q4’12. The price of 7030 / 7020 LED package for major edge-lit LED TV application packages decreaseds by around 7% in Q4, and the price of 3528 LED package drops approximately 5% in this quarter.
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2012-11-19

LED Bulbs Price (Oct. 2012)- Global Manufacturers to Target Affordable Pricing Strategies

According to the latest price survey from LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, global retail prices for new LED bulbs are continuing to exhibit small fluctuations throughout October. For the 40W equivalent LED bulbs, average prices climbed by 2.3% and arrived at $19.2 USD. With regards to the 60W equivalent LED bulbs--of which there comparatively more varieties within the US-- ASP dropped to $32 USD, a 1.6% decrease. Making a strong impression within the Asian markets at the moment is Philip's affordably priced, 600 lumens 9W LED bulb. In 2013, it is predicted that the company will begin releasing more affordable LED products as a means to increase business momentum within the LED industry.
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2012-08-23

LED Light Bulb Global ASP Saw Continuous Decline with Less High-End Product Releases

According to the latest price survey by LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, global LED light bulb ASP saw a mild decline in July 2012. 40W equivalent LED light bulb ASP dropped by merely 1.3% in July, while 60W equivalent LED light bulb ASP plunged 4.8%, partially attributed to the new LED light bulb releases in Europe. 40W Equivalent LED Light Bulb Price in UK Dropped below US$10 According to LEDinside, 40W equivalent LED light bulb global ASP fell to US$19.6 in July, with prices in major markets staying fla...
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2012-08-07

LEDinside: The Price of LED For Backlight Application Downtrend Curbs in 3Q12, Inventory Adjustment Remains an Issue

According to LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, despite the rush orders during 2Q12 which kept LED chip and package makers’ utilization rates high, the 3Q12 outlook for LED backlight market turns murky due to the European debt crisis and the weak demand in China. No demand surge is in sight due to the weakened market confidence and the conservative attitude of LED companies. Whether or not brand vendors will cut orders in 3Q12 depends on the sales of end-market products. As for the TV backlight market in 3Q12, prices of LED packages s...
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2012-07-16

LEDinside: Competition Intensified as U.S LED Bulb Price Hit a New Low in June

According to LEDinside’s latest price survey, the LED research division of TrendForce, the global ASP of LED light bulb dropped slightly in June. Global ASP of 40W equivalent LED light bulb dipped 4.5% to US$19.9 with prices in the United States and Germany undergoing more prominent decrease. As for 60W equivalent LED light bulb, global ASP in June dipped 2.3% with prices in most countries on a downtrend. LEDinside notes that prices in the United States experienced more drastic downturn in June. The lowest prices of 40W equivalent LED...
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2012-06-22

LED Package Price For Lighting Application Falls By 10%, New Developments on LED Backlight Market with Arrival of Direct-Lit Displays

According to price surveys by LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, affected by dwindling Q1 inventory and Q2 rush orders, LED package price for the backlight application quotes has eased in Q2, with a decline of approximately 3%. On the LED lighting market, 5630 packages were pulled from use in backlight applications, to be used in lighting instead. The sudden volume increase resulted in price slashing for this quarter’s low to mid power LED packages, with an average decrease of around 10%. Q1’12 LED Price Review Due to relatively high Q...
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2012-06-21

12’May LED Light Bulb ASP Stayed Flat Under the Impact of New Product Introduction

According to the latest price survey by LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, in May 2012, global LED light bulb price basically remained stable without dramatic fluctuations. 40W equivalent LED light bulb ASP saw no remarkable changes as prices of existing products around the world kept flat or slightly dropped while general prices of new arrivals were relatively high. On the other hand, 60W equivalent LED light bulb ASP dipped by 1% to USD 33.5, price falls mainly occurring in Korea and UK.   40W equivalent LED light bulb: prices o...
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2012-05-09

12’Mar LED Light Bulb Price Downtrend Curbed, 40W Equivalent LED Light Bulb Price Climbed 7%

According to the latest price survey by LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, the global LED light bulb price downtrend did not persist in March – 40W equivalent LED light bulb ASP went up by almost 7%, with the uptrend mostly attributed to Japan and the United Kingdom. On the other hand, 60W equivalent LED light bulb ASP dipped by 1.6% in March at US$ 33. TrendForce indicates, aside from the United States, the prices around the world stopped sliding in 12’Mar; prices in certain areas even saw a rather large rebound. Besides t...
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2012-04-24

12’Feb LED Light Bulb ASP Slid 20% in U.S., Japanese Wide Beam Products Garner Attention

ASP of 40W equivalent LED light bulb slid below US$20 in U.S. According to the latest survey conducted by LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, the global LED light bulb price continued to dip in 12’Feb, but the downtrend has curbed – the ASP of 40W equivalent LED light bulb merely dropped 0.1%, while the ASP plummeted by 19% in the United States to below US$20. The global ASP of 60W equivalent LED light bulb dropped to US$33.6, and the price downtrend was most prominent in the United States and Japan. ASP ...
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2012-02-22

LED Bulb Price Dipped Sharply in 12’Jan, 40W Equivalent LED Bulb Price Dropped below US$10

Competition in South Korea Remained Fierce; 40W Equivalent LED Bulb Price Plunged below US$10 February 21, 2012---According to the latest price survey conducted by LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, LED bulb ASP continued to fall in 12’Jan following the steep price drop in 11’Dec., with the ASP of 40W equivalent LED light bulb sliding to US$19.6. The price competition in South Korea was the fiercest – the light bulb prices of the first tier brands have plunged below US$10. As for the 60W equivalent LED ...
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2012-01-19

LEDinside: LED Bulb Prices Underwent Another Plunge in 11’Dec

Low-Price Strategy Caused Steep Drop in December Prices, Penetration Rate to Surge According to the latest price survey of LEDinside, the LED research division of TrendForce, the ASP of 60W equivalent LED light bulbs dipped by 16% in December, with the lowest price plummeting to US$18.9. As for 40W equivalent LED light bulbs, the lowest price dropped to US$11.1. 60W Equivalent LED Bulb Prices Plunged Source: LEDinside   LEDinside indicates that the prices of 60W equivalent LED light bulbs plunged even further in D...
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2011-12-22

LEDinside: LED Light Bulb Price in Japan Underwent Steep Drop in November

According to the price survey of LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, the ASP of LED light bulbs for 40W incandescent light bulb replacement slightly decreased 2% in November, while the ASP in Japan plunged by nearly 10%. As for the LED light bulbs for 60W incandescent light bulb replacement, the ASP slightly increased, but the lowest price fell below US$ 24. 40W Equivalent LED Light Bulb Prices Underwent Steep Drop Source: LEDinside LEDinside’s survey indicates that, even though the ASP of LED light bulbs for 40W...
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2011-11-21

LEDinside: LED Light Bulb Price Dipped 10% in October; Market Reception Expects to Increase

According to the price survey conducted by LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, the LED light bulb prices for 60W incandescent light bulb replacement underwent a drastic drop of 9% in October; the price dropped by 10% in America and hit a low of US$ 24.97, with the average selling price (ASP) declining to US$ 38.6. The LED light bulb prices for 40W incandescent light bulb replacement were relatively stable. LED Light Bulb for 60W Replacement Saw Considerable Price Drop LEDinside indicates that in October, LED light bulb prices the Unite...
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2011-10-26

LEDinside: Chinese and South Korean Manufacturers Drastically Cut Prices; Competition in LED Market Intensifies

According to the latest price survey conducted by LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, the price downtrend persisted in the LED market in 3Q11. The price of LED (5630) for TV backlight dropped by 8-15%. Since TV backlight products will start adopting 7030 spec in 2012, South Korea manufacturers have been aggressively digesting the inventory of older specification, which result in a huge price gap in the market.
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2011-10-20

LEDinside: LED Light Bulb Price Downtrend Persisted in September; South Korean Manufacturers Cut Price to Gain Market Share

September LED Bulb Price Dropped 3% Compared to August LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, conducted price surveys on warm white LED light bulbs (replacements for 40W and 60W incandescent light bulbs), and the results showed that LED light bulb price in September took a dip of 3% compared to August, an indication that the downtrend persisted. Most notably, the LED bulb price for 40W replacement underwent the steepest drop in Japan and South Korea, while the price for 60W replacement experienced the biggest setback in Europe. At present, the LED product prices for 40W and 60W replacements have declined to US$ 23.1 and US$ 42.3, respectively.  
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2011-09-19

LEDinside: European Market Exhibited Significant Price Decrease for 40W Incandescent Light Replacement LED Light Bulbs

According to TrendForce’s research division LEDinside,  the price downtrend of warm white LED light bulbs for 40W and 60W replacement  (40W bulb and 60W bulb) persisted in August 2011. The ASP of LED bulb for 40W bulb took the most severe dip, plunging to US$ 23.5 with a 4% decline compared to July this year; the ASP of LED bulb for 60W bulb dropped to US$ 43.8, a 1% decrease compared to July this year. The European and American markets underwent the most drastic downturns.
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