Press Releases

Press Releases

Q3’21 Was a Record Quarter for Foldable Smartphones, Samsung Enjoys a 93% Share per DSCC Report

November 30, 2021

Q3’21 was a record quarter for foldable smartphone shipments as expected, given the successful launch of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Z Fold 3 as revealed in DSCC’s latest Quarterly Foldable/Rollable Display Shipment and Technology Report. How strong was it? “Q3’21 foldable smartphone shipments were larger than the previous four quarters combined and grew 215% Q/Q and 480% Y/Y to 2.6M phones. Samsung accounted for a 93% share of foldable smartphone shipments with Huawei #2 at 6%. Samsung’s August release of its improved foldables, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Z Fold 3, at more attractive prices along with strong promotional efforts and attractive trade-ins ensured the unprecedented growth of the foldable market. Furthermore, additional growth is expected in Q4’21 when the products are available for a full quarter,” according to DSCC Co-Founder and CEO, Ross Young.Read More

DSCC Forecasts $1B in Revenues for MicroLED Displays in New Report

November 15, 2021

The market for MicroLED displays will quickly grow to surpass $1B in revenues in the next five years, according to DSCC’s new MicroLED Display Technology and Market Outlook Report. While MicroLED will generally remain a niche display technology in consumer electronics, it will be adopted in three major applications: TV, Wearables and AR/VR.Read More

DSCC Reveals Apple Dominates Q3’21 AMOLED Smartphone Panel Procurement, 2nd Best AMOLED Quarter to Date

October 11, 2021

DSCC has released its latest Quarterly Advanced Smartphone Features Report and revealed its preliminary Q3’21 AMOLED smartphone unit and revenue results. In Q3’21, AMOLED smartphone panels rose 21% Q/Q and 31% Y/Y to 160M panels, the second-best quarterly result to date. The iPhone 13 dominated with a 30% share on a panel shipment timeline. Apple’s AMOLED panel procurement overtook Samsung’s reaching a 36% share, up from 19% in Q2’21, while Samsung’s share rose from 22% to 23%. Xiaomi was #3 in Q3’21 with a 10% share, down from 16%.Read More

DSCC Announces Agenda for the AR/VR Display Forum, Highlights Emerging Trends and Technologies

September 27, 2021

DSCC has announced the agenda and speaker lineup for the 2021 AR/VR Display Forum, the first virtual conference and expo fully dedicated to the emerging display technologies for Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. The event will take place over two days (November 3-4) and will highlight the trends and technologies that are shaping the industry. DSCC took the initiative to organize this event because the display is a key enabling component for both AR and VR. This Forum will hopefully help foster more collaboration. During the conference, our team will also present insights and the latest findings about the market and supply chain.Read More

DSCC Sees Progress in Foldable Display Market Demand and Display Cost Reduction, Raises Forecasts Out to 2026

September 13, 2021

DSCC has released its latest Quarterly Foldable/Rollable Display Shipment and Technology Report which now forecasts both foldable and rollable display shipments along with device production and device shipments out to 2026 for the smartphone, tablet, notebook PC and TV markets across a wide number of parameters. The latest report points to encouraging results from both the demand side and the cost/price outlook for foldable smartphones, resulting in a higher forecast for that segment.Read More

Promote Your Company at the AR/VR Display Forum

August 16, 2021

DSCC is offering new sponsorship opportunities with the AR/VR Display Forum, the first virtual event dedicated to display technologies for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). The event will take place on November 3-4, 2021 and will cover the latest technology trends and all the key challenges currently facing the display manufacturers and OEMs. DSCC will use the Accelevents platform, which has a modern interface specifically designed for virtual events.Read More

DSCC Announces Call for Speakers for AR/VR Display Forum

June 21, 2021

DSCC has announced its new virtual event, the AR/VR Display Forum, it will take place on November 3-4, 2021. This virtual conference and exhibition will be fully dedicated to the advanced display technologies for Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.Read More

DSCC Adds More Talent in the US and Japan

May 24, 2021

Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) is pleased to announce the hiring of two additional talented and experienced team members in the US and Japan. David Naranjo has joined the US office and Tomonori Someya has joined the Japan office.Read More

SID/DSCC Business Conference Launches Start-Up Session with an Emphasis on OLED Materials

May 10, 2021

The 2021 SID/DSCC Business Conference at DisplayWeek, sponsored by Applied Materials, Corning, GE, OTI, Radiant Vision Systems and TOK, is now a week away. It will feature over 40 different talks on all aspects of the display industry. One of the new sessions this year will cover start-ups and venture capitalists. We are fortunate to have a strategic VC participating along with five C-suite executives.Read More

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