According to foreign media reports, the naked eye the world's first 3D TV maker Toshiba said on Wednesday, 3D TV listed the naked eye the first month of sales of less than half of the company's expectations.
Toshiba on sale at the end of December last year the naked eye 3D TV. Toshiba's president Masaaki Osumi vision products, said the first month of the listing time, the 20-inch 3D TV naked eye only 500 units sold, the more expensive 12-inch 3D TV sales naked eye or even lower. Naked eye 3D 20-inch TV costs about 240,000 yen (about U.S. $ 2,940). Toshiba had expected the listing of the first month, two different types of 3D naked eye TV sales will reach 1,000 units.
Masaaki Osumi said the two already on the market because the naked eye 3D TV sales below expectations, the company needs to launch a larger TV screen 3D naked eye, to attract consumers. Toshiba, Samsung and Sony started selling 3D TV from last year. The TV manufacturers had had 3D TV is full of information, hoping to allow them to return to profitability in this product, but in fact consumers do not buy it but this resulted in market demand is far below their expectations. Masaaki Osumi said, "Sales data shows that only introduced the naked eye larger screen 3D TV, can lead to more attention of consumers."
Sony Chief Financial Officer Masaru Kato last October, said the company had previously expected the company's 3D TVs will account for 25 million units last year, 10% of TV shipments goal, but in fact are far lower than expected. The world's largest TV maker Samsung Electronics Dell xps m1530 battery and Dell xps m1730 batterysaid last month that the market for 3D TV screen needs to use "relatively weak."
Toshiba shares rose 12% last year, the Nikkei 225 index rose 0.5% in the same period. Toshiba shares closed at 514 yen on Wednesday. Masaaki Osumi said that in the next three years, Toshiba's TV sales will achieve double to 30 million units. Industry insiders estimate that Toshiba's TV revenues this year will account for 6.6 trillion of total company revenue 11%.
Masaaki Osumi said Toshiba plans this summer, alliance with local partners in India, started production of television sets in India. He said that as of 2014 3 at the end of the 2014 fiscal year, the emerging market for low-end television sets will account for half of the total sales of Toshiba television and Dell Latitude E6400 battery. Masaaki Osumi said the naked eye the big screen 3D TV will be in Japan, North America and Europe on sale.
To be determined