Korea’s firms vie for top place in global UHD TV market

Korea’s TV makers are positioned No. 1 in the world’s UHD TV market. As of 2013, Korean firms were behind their Chinese and Japanese counterparts to remain in third spot. However, Korean firms have achieved ‘triple crowns’ in the HD TV, FHD TV and UHD TV market.

Market research firm Display Search recently said that Korean TV makers including Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics captured a combined 48.1 percent market share to retain the top share. Their market share reached at 19.7 percent in 2013. Meanwhile, Chinese TV makers, which had the highest 51.9 percent market share, saw their position slide to second place with 30.6 percent. Japanese makers had a 16.0 percent of market share last year, down from 16 percent in 2013.

Korea’s TVs dominated higher market share with higher resolution, Last year, Korea firms posted 38.1 percent market share in HD TV market, 43.9 percent in FHD TV market and 48.1 percent in UHD TV market. HD displays contain one million pixels, FHD two million pixels and UHD eight million pixels. In other words, Korean TVs are leading the premium TV market.

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