Latest on Projectors, Plasmas, LCD/LED TVs

March 16, 2013 by  

Quixel Research has provided this year many reports on the consumer audio and video state. Here are some highlights on front projectors, LCD/LED TVs and plasma TVs.

Low-resolution Video Projectors Drive the Category

Front projectors grew in 2012 with unit sales by nearly 160,000 versus the previous year, but revenues minimized by 8% over year-over-year. This category rose 30% in revenues and 24% in units from Q3 to Q4 2012. Value-priced 720p projectors got in both revenue and unit share in this overall market.

LCD/LED displays over 50-inch fuel big-screen category

LCD/LED TV was up in unit sales by 2% in 2012 compared to 2011. The fourth quarter was up 29% in whopping versus the third quarter. Revenues declined by 3% in 2012 versus the previous year. TVs larger than 50-inch grew in unit share from Q4 2011 to Q4 2012from 11% to 24%. The top selling LCD TV was a 60-inch model for Q4 2012.

Plasmas Still Alive

The plasma segment unit sales grew about 70% in 2012 versus the previous year for TVs larger than 60-inch. Revenues maximized 53% in 2012 to a total of about $800 million for the year. Category of plasma TV is still so much alive, especially with its well-priced 50-inch and 60-inch 1080p models.


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