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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2011-09-06

LEDinside: Are LEDs Really a Suitable Replacement for 40W Incandescent Bulbs? A Look at Cost-Performance Ratio

In consideration of whether or not LED light bulbs are truly a proper replacement for 40W incandescent bulbs, as major manufacturers claim, brightness is an important factor, as LEDinside has previously mentioned. What other standards must be met in order to make the transition to LED bulbs? 
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2011-08-12

LEDinside: LED Light Bulb Prices Dropped 2%~6%

According to a survey conducted by LEDinside, a research institute focusing on the LED industry, LED lighting products have been receiving increasing interest in the market. For example, before  May, 2011, few LED light bulbs were available on the Chinese online shopping website Taobao;however, the amount began surging since June and has increased to several thousands by July.
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2011-08-02

LEDinside: Prices of LED Light Bulbs For 40W Incandescent Light Bulbs Replacement Hit a Low of USD18 (USD52/Klm)

Luminous flux improvement accelerates the popularization of the LED lighting market. Targeting at the LED light bulbs (450-485lm) to replace the 40W incandescent light bulbs, LEDinside conducted a comprehensive price survey. The survey showed that the price of LED light bulbs has plummeted by 55% from March, 2010 to June, 2011; the average retail price dropped to USD24 (USD52/Klm). The continuous downtrend of LED light bulb prices is expected to increase the demand for LED applications.
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2011-07-22

LEDinside: LED Light Bulbs Evaluation (40W Incandescent Light Bulbs)- Luminous Flux

LEDinside: Luminous Flux is Key to LED Light Bulbs’ Replacement of 40W Incandescent Light Bulbs Currently descriptions of many LED light bulbs on the market indicate that they are able to replace the 40W incandescent light bulbs, but are they really able to replace incandescent light bulbs in terms of luminous flux? Based on the comparative survey of LEDinside, luminous flux is a key factor. The luminous efficacy of traditional light sources like incandescent bulbs is approximately 11-12 l/W. In other words, to truly replace a 40W incandescent light bul...
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2011-07-19

LEDinside: TV Backlight Suffered Over 10% Drop in 2Q11; Downturn Expected to Continue in 3Q11

According to the latest price survey by LEDinside, a research division of TrendForce, due to weak LED demand in 2Q11, the prices of TV backlight (5630) and high-power LED continue to drop. As for the outlook in 3Q11, the downturn of TV backlight (5630) will most likely continue. In addition, because of the drastic plummet in 1H11, the prices of high-power LED see a mild drop in the near term.
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2011-04-06

LEDinside: Affected by Inventory Adjustment, LED Price Quotation of 1Q11 Continues to Decrease, and the extent of the price decrease in 2Q11 is expected to shrink.

Based on the survey of LEDinside, the LED research division under TrendForce, LEDinside indicated that the speed of LED market demand recovery in the first quarter of 2011 is lower than expected. Affected by inventory adjustment of the large-sized panel display market and the LED lighting market, LED manufacturers are facing the pressure of price reduction.
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2011-01-18

LEDinside: demand recovery not in sight; pressure of 2010 Q4 LED price decline expected to extend till 2011 Q1

According to the latest price survey by LEDinside, an LED research division of TrendForce, in 2010 Q4, demand from LED applications still has not recovered, including continued inventory adjustment of large-size panels and lower-than-expected demand from general lighting. As a result, pressure of LED price decline extends from 2010 Q3. Among them, price of LED for large-size panel applications fell by 5% -9%, with most substantial decline in TV backlight applications; high power LED lighting applications declined by more than 12%. Due to relatively stable demand from mobile phone applications, LED prices in this segment are fairly stable with a mere 3% seasonally adjusted decrease.
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2010-10-22

LEDinside: Dramatic Demand Decline Pulls Down the LED Price in Q310, Down Pressure Expected to Exist in Q4

LEDinside, the LED industry research institute has released its latest LED price trend report, showing that the LED price plummeted sharply in Q3 2010 due to the sudden decline in the LED application demand including inventory adjustment resulting from less-than-expected large-size panel demand and sluggish lighting application demand.  The LED price for large-size panel application fell around 11-16% while the high power LED for lighting application slumped more than 17%. As for the mobile application, LED price kept roughly flat with about 3-4% seasonal erosion thanks to the relatively stable demand.
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2010-07-15

LEDinside: Limited LED Price Decline in Q3 under Continuous Demand for Large-size Backlight Application

LEDinside, a research division of Trendforce Corp., has made the latest price trend report, pointing out that the LED price for backlight application remained stable in Q2 due to a robust demand and shortage of upstream materials. It predicts that there should be limited pressure to lower the price in Q3 as the supply of LED materials gradually stabilizes and large-size backlight application demand continues.
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2010-05-03

LED Price Trend in 1Q10

LED Price Trend in 1Q10 According to LEDinside's price trend report, LED supply and demand are fairly stable in the first quarter of 2010. There is a seasonal proce erosion of 2-5% across backlight applications. For LED lighting application, the QoQ price erosion of high power LED appeared to be more servere, over 10%, due to invantory adjustment.
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2010-01-18

LED price for lighting application remained flat in 4Q09

According to LEDinside’s latest price trend report, the growing shipment in LED backlight and lighting application led to a shortage in the chip supply. As a result, the white LED prices remained flat in 4Q09: Prices for backlighting dropped slightly by 1-3%, while prices of high power LEDs remained stable.
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2009-10-26

LED Price Trends for Q3 2009

In 3Q09, the increasing demand in LED backlight for NB and TV led to a shortage in the supply of LED chips, and stabilized their prices, only the white LEDs dropped slightly. Looking forward to Q4, as the capacity of upstream chips has not ramped up in time, and demand has not been met, LEDinside projects that the prices will likely remain flat amid the supply shortage. Similarly for white LEDs, the insufficient chip capacity limits price decline, and LEDinside indicates that the LED chip shortage and price stability is expected last till 1Q10.
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2009-07-07

LED Price trends for Q2 2009

According to the industry research institute LEDinside, as demand for LED TV and LED NB expands, LED chips are running short of supply during the second quarter of this year, which has resulted in a more stable price of white LED compared to that of 2008.
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The trading portfolio of IMM Photonics has been expanded in the segment Fabry-Perot laser diodes to include a 830 nanometer (nm) version by the Japanese manufacturer QD-Laser.

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