DSCC’s Display Capacity Outlook Falls Slightly on Cancellations/Delays/ Downsizing
After upgrading display capacity for six straight issues on improved market conditions in LCDs, we lowered display capacity this quarter on delays and cancellations as conditions worsen. From 2021 to 2026, display capacity is expected to grow at a 4.8% CAGR vs. 5.1% last quarter, and 2026 capacity is down 1% vs. our last issue. LCD capacity was downgraded by 1% in 2026 and now grows at a 3.7% CAGR through 2026 vs. 3.9% last quarter. 2026 OLED capacity was downgraded by 2% vs. last quarter and now grows at a 15.3% CAGR through 2026 vs. 15.7% last quarter. OLED capacity will reach a 13% share in 2026, up from 8% in 2021.