Smartphones a Big Focus of Upcoming DSCC Conference

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The smartphone market will be a big focus of DSCC’s Global Display Supply Chain Dynamics and Technology Outlook Conference taking place on November 1st with presentations from three DSCC and one Counterpoint Research analyst. It will include the latest shipment and panel procurement results and forecasts, regional trends, cost and price results and forecasts, product and brand roadmaps and much more. Smartphone related presentations include:

  • DSCC CEO Ross Young will examine the Q3’23 foldable smartphone results and a new forecast for Q4’23 and beyond. 2023 is turning out better than expected for foldable smartphones with Q4’23 tracking well above expectations according to the latest supply chain survey results. Is this a result of Samsung outperforming with its Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5 launch, other brands gaining share, 2024 model production being pulled in or a combination of all of the above? You will need to hear Ross’s talk to find out. In his talk, he also covers the latest market and technology trends for foldable smartphones and if/when Apple is expected to enter. In addition, Ross will cover the latest outlook for foldable IT products including various company roadmaps.
  • Counterpoint Research Director Jeff Fieldhack will examine the latest insights from Counterpoint’s regional smartphone data. It will reveal which countries are utperforming and which are underperforming in 2023 and what is expected in 2024. It will also examine other important product and market trends.
  • DSCC Senior Director Dave Naranjo will examine the latest results and outlook for the smartphone display market including the latest smartphone shipments, near term forecasts, cost and price outlook, and more. This talk will leverage DSCC’s Monthly Flagship Smartphone Tracker, Smartphone Display Cost Report and other reports. It will also examine which brands and panel suppliers took share in 2023 and are best positioned to gain ground in 2024.
  • DSCC’s Director of China Operations Rita Li will examine the latest results and outlook for China’s OLED smartphone panel suppliers. China's flexible OLED suppliers have gained share through fierce price competition and have helped grow the flexible OLED market at the expense of rigid OLEDs. Moving forward, China’s OLED suppliers need to continue to raise their technical capabilities under the brand’s requirements to keep up with Samsung Display which continues to raise the bar on display performance and quality. This presentation will examine each Chinese OLED suppliers’ strategy including technology commercialization plans, capacity, allocation by customer, price trends and cost reduction efforts.

For more insights about this year’s event to take place November 1st and to register, please visit: https://www.accelevents.com/e/globaldisplay?aff=PR

About DSCC

Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) was formed by experienced display market analysts from throughout the display supply chain and delivers valuable insights through consulting, syndicated reports and events. The company has offices in the US, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the UK. DSCC is on the web at www.displaysupplychain.com and can be reached in the US at info@displaysupplychain.com.