LED backlighting accounts for just 2% of LCD TV sales
LED backlight panel shipments reached 23 million units in Q2’09—resulting in 116% growth Q/Q, according to the most recent DisplaySearch Quarterly LED & CCFL Backlight Report.
Of the 23 million LED backlight panel units shipped, 14.3 million were notebook PC panels, 7.9 million were mini-note panels, 0.6 were TV panels, and 0.1 million were monitor panels.
LED backlight penetration was 100% in mini-note PCs, 43% in notebook PCs, but only 2% in LCD TV, and merely 0.3% in LCD monitors.
Summary: 59.6 million LCD panels were shipped in the first half of 2009 and about half a million were LED.