AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced that it has filed Amendment No. 1 on Form 20-F/A (the “Amendment”) to amend its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, as originally filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on April 27, 2012 (the “Original Form 20-F”). This Amendment does not reflect events occurring after the filing of the Original Form 20-F and does not modify or update the disclosure therein in any way other than as required to reflect the matters set forth in Item 5 and Item 18 described in the Amendment. No other changes have been made to the Original Form 20-F. The Amendment is available on AUO's website at http://auo.com and on the website of the SEC at www.sec.gov. Hard copies of the audited financial statements included in the Amendment are available upon request to shareholders free of charge. To request a copy of the Amendment, please forward your request to http://citibank.ar.wilink.com.