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AU Optronics Corp. April 2008 Consolidated Revenue Totaled NT$42.4 Billion (2008.05.07)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its April 2008 revenue with preliminary consolidated and unconsolidated basis of NT$42,401 million and NT$42,071 million. It represented 9.9% and 10% sequential decrease, but posted 34.4% and 33.4% year-over-year growth. 

April shipments for large-sized panels(a) used in desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications, experienced a low season, down 7.7% sequentially to 7.38 million units. Small- and -medium-sized panel shipments reached 14.5 million units, a 6.3% month-over-month increase. 

(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
April 2008 42,401 42,071
March 2008 47,059 46,761
M-o-M Growth (9.9%) (10.0%)
April 2007 31,551 31,549
Y-o-Y Growth 34.4% 33.4%
Jan to Apr 2008 179,031 178,310
Jan to Apr 2007 112,271 112,243
Y-o-Y Growth  59.5% 58.9%

(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. and AU Optronics (Czech) s.r.o.