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AU Optronics Corp. Reports Oct. 2009 Consolidated Revenue (2009.11.05)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated October 2009 revenue of NT$39,603 million, down by 3.4% from the previous month but up 45.3% from the same period last year. 

Since some IT panels applications are in seasonal slowdown, the large-sized panel(a)shipments for October 2009, with applications on desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications, were close to 8.96 million units, a decrease of 4.5% from September 2009. As to small- and -medium-sized panels, the shipments grow to 25.93 million units, up 9.9% compared to last month. 

(a) Large-size refers to panels that are 10 inches and above in diagonal measurement while small and medium size refers to those below 10 inches.

Sales Report :(Unit: NT$ million)

Net Sales(1) (2)
Consolidated(3) Unconsolidated
October 2009 39,603
September 2009 40,978 39,446
M-o-M Growth (3.4%)  (3.5%) 
October 2008
27,261 27,211
Y-o-Y Growth 45.3% 39.9% 
Jan to Oct. 2009 284,073 278,190
Jan to Oct. 2008 391,439 389,650
Y-o-Y Growth (27.4%) (28.6%)

(1) All figures are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in Taiwan.
(2) Monthly figures are unaudited, prepared by AU Optronics Corp.
(3) Consolidated numbers include AU Optronics Corp., AU Optronics (L) Corp., AU Optronics (Suzhou) Corp., AU Optronics (Shanghai) Corp., AU Optronics Manufacturing (Shanghai) Corp., AU Optronics (Xiamen) Corp., Darwin Precisions (L) Corp., Darwin Precisions (Suzhou) Corp., Darwin Precisions (Xiamen) Corp., Darwin Precision Corp., BriView Electronics(L) Corp., BriView Electronics Corp., BVCH Optronics (Sichuan) Corp., BriView Technology Corp., AU Optronics (Czech) s.r.o., M. Setek Co., Ltd. and its affiliates, Toppan CFI (Taiwan) Co, Ltd., Lextar Electronics Corp., and AUO Energy Taiwan Corp.



Yawen Hsiao 
Corporate Communications Division 
AU Optronics Corp. 

No.1, Li-Hsin RD 2, Science-Based Industrial Park, 
Hsinchu City 300, Taiwan, R.O.C. 
Tel:+886-3-500-8899  ext:3211