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AU Optronics Corp. January 2008 Consolidated Revenue Totaled NT$47.1 Billion (2008.02.05)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced January 2008 revenue with preliminary consolidated revenue of NT$47,097 million and unconsolidated revenue of NT$47,052 million; both slightly decreased 3.8% and 3.6% respectively from December 2007. On a year-over-year comparison, consolidated and unconsolidated January 2008 revenues increased by 65.5% and 65.4% respectively. 

Shipments of large-sized panels(a) used in desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications for January totaled 7.25 million units with a sequential decrease of 1.8%. Shipments of small-and-medium-sized panels posted a 26.8% M-o-M decline to 11.88 million units because of weak seasonal demand. 

(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
January 2008 47,097 47,052
December 2007 48,936 48,828
M-o-M Growth (3.8%) (3.6%)
January 2007 28,458 28,455
Y-o-Y Growth 65.5% 65.4%

(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. and Toppan CFI (Taiwan) Co, Ltd.