North American LCD TV Sales Up 50%
Aug 18, 2008
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According to the latest DisplaySearch report, overall TV shipments for North America are up 28% year-on-year for the Q2, to 9.33 million units.

For the quarter, sales were up 26%, with LCDs seeing the highest growth at 52%. LCDs accounted for 7.5 million of the 9.3 million TV sales for the quarter and is the market share leader over PDP and CRT.

Samsung remained the market leader for LCD, with Sony close behind. LG Electronics, Sharp, and Vizio rounded out the top 5, just as they had last quarter.

Panasonic was the leader in PDP (plasma) sales with Vizio close behind after seeing double digit growth in sales year on year. Samsung, LG, and Sanyo rounded out the rest of the top 5.

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