52% of TVs shipped worldwide in Q4 featured LED backlighting, according to Displaybank. This...

|By:, SA News Editor

52% of TVs shipped worldwide in Q4 featured LED backlighting, according to Displaybank. This year, the penetration rate is expected to rise to 60%-70%. This growth, however, hasn't been enough to stabilize a very difficult pricing and demand environment for LED industry players; and now that TV penetration growth is slowing, the industry can only hope and wait that lighting demand will eventually pick up the slack.