Sales of small and medium-sized drivers were $83.8 million, up 34.7% in the second quarter from the same period 2011 and up 15.8% from the previous quarter. The growth was mainly a result of strong sales in a number of fast-growing product segments including smartphones, automotive and tablets. Sales for smartphone driver ICs, particularly those to the China market, were also robust. Himax's small and medium-sized driver sales totaled $83.8 million for the second quarter, a record high in its history.Revenues from large panel display drivers were $79.7 million, up 4.3% from a year ago and 11.7% from the first quarter of 2012. The sales increase was mainly due to the growing sales to the panel customers in China. Thanks to the new capacity ramp currently underway in China, the Company anticipates this positive trend to continue in the second half of 2012.
Himax Technologies, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
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