Global flexible display market to increase at a CAGR of 45.1%

Press Release   •   Oct 15, 2012 11:41 BST

The global flexible display market has been forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 45.1% over the next five years, to be worth a value of $3,298 million by 2017.

Flexible display is a thin, rollable display used in a variety of applications such as e-paper, digital signage, smartphone, TV, and other consumer products. Flexible displays are on LCD, e-paper, LED or OLED.

Out of these display technologies, flexible OLED display is the advanced type of display. These displays are looked upon as the future mainstream display for a number of consumer products. There have been significant developments going on in the field of flexible electronics and printed display.

The Americas lead the global flexible display market, with the US contributing for the largest percentage share. Europe, APAC, and Rest of the world (ROW) follow.

There are two basic display technology types covered by the market; these are emissive and non-emissive. Emissive display comprises OLED and e-paper display technology, whereas non-emissive display comprises LCD and LCOS.

In the global flexible display market, e-paper display targets the applications like smartcard, POP/ESL, wearable display, etc. Flexible OLED display targets the applications like smartphone, TV, laptop, tablet, etc. LCD targets the applications like e-reader, laptop, TV, etc.

For more information on the global flexible display market, see the latest research: Global Flexible Display Market

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