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AU Optronics Corp. Reports August 2009 Consolidated Revenue (2009.09.07)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated and unconsolidated August 2009 revenue of NT$37,713million and NT$36,911million, both up 15.9% from July 2009. In terms of Y-o-Y comparison, they were up by 1.7% and down by 0.4% respectively. 

Large-sized panel(a) shipments for August 2009, with applications on desktop monitors, notebook PCs, LCD TVs and other applications, broke the nine-million mark and set a new record of 9.07 million units, up 9.7% from previous month. As for small- and medium-sized panels, the shipments surpassed 19.69 million units, down by 8.5% from July 2009. 

(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
August 2009 37,713  36,911
July 2009 32,551  31,843
M-o-M Growth 15.9% 15.9%
August 2008 37,097 37,072
Y-o-Y Growth 1.7% (0.4%)
Jan to Aug. 2009 203,492 200,669
Jan to Aug. 2008 329,856 328,143
Y-o-Y Growth (38.3%) (38.8%)


(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) Corporation, AU Optronics (Suzhou) Corporation, AU Optronics (Shanghai) Corporation, Tech - Well (Shanghai) Display Co., AU Optronics (Xiamen) Corp., Darwin Precisions (L) Corp., Toppan CFI (Taiwan) Co, Ltd., AU Optronics (Czech) s.r.o., Lextar Electronics Corp., Darwin Precision Corp., BriView Technology Corp., BriView Electronics Corp. and AUO Energy Taiwan Corp.