U.S. Sales of Large-Format Flat Panel Displays Show Strong Y/Y Gains, According to PMA Research

San Juan Capistrano, California – November 24, 2015. PMA Research (PMA), the worldwide market information experts on large displays, has published their latest report on large-format (32” and larger) displays. PMA’s Distributor Flat Panel Tracking Service offers timely sell-through data and analysis on unit sales, revenues and true volume-weighted street prices of Large-Format Flat Panel displays (32” and larger) sold by leading U.S. IT/PC and Pro AV Distributors.

During October, unit sales of professional models increased 26% on a year/year basis while revenues rose 45%. Driving those gains through distribution were sales of +70-inch models, which hit 10% of monthly professional volume for the first time.

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Sharp had a pair of best-selling professional, +70-inch models in October with the LC-70LE661U and the LC-80LE661U coming in first and second, respectively. Samsung followed with the DM75E coming in third. NEC rounded out this top five best-selling list with the P703 coming in fourth and the E805 coming in fifth.

Also in the professional market, volume gains for displays with ultra-narrow bezels (<=5.5mm) continued to outperform the overall market and helped lift the 55- to 59-inch segment into the lead as the top range by revenues.

The top five best-selling professional models with ultra-narrow bezels (<=5.5mm) in October were the NEC X554UN-2 in first place, followed by the LG 47WV50BR-B in second place. Samsung’s UD55E-P came in third, and NEC’s X554UNS came in fourth. Samsung rounded out this top five list as the UD46D-P was the month’s fifth best-seller through distribution.

About PMA Research

PMA Research specializes in worldwide front projector market information, including High-End projectors, Mainstream projectors, and Pico and Personal projectors. Expanded coverage includes U.S. Professional Large-Format Flat Panel Display market information. Their Pro AV Flat Panel Tracking Service offers timely sell-through data and analysis on unit sales, revenues and true volume-weighted street prices of Professional Large-Format Flat Panel Displays sold by leading U.S. dealers, systems integrators, and distributors.

PMA Research was formerly Pacific Media Associates, which was established by Dr. William Coggshall. Dr. Coggshall was a co-founder of Dataquest (now part of Gartner) and helped start the syndicated high-tech market information business. PMA Research has offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company’s US headquarters is located at 25852 Avenida Cabrillo, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675. Phone: +1 (949) 493-4601.  www.pmaresearch.com