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AU Optronics Corp. April 2007 Consolidated Revenues Totaled NT$31.6 Billion (2007.05.08)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced preliminary consolidated April 2007 monthly revenues of NT$31,551 million and unconsolidated net sales totaled NT$31, 549 million, both increasing 6.7% sequentially. On a year-over-year comparison, both consolidated and unconsolidated April 2007 revenues increased by 40.6%. 

Shipments of large-sized panels(a) used in desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications for April broke the six-million mark and set a new record of 6.13 million units, a 4.1% increase from March 2007. Shipments of small-and-medium-sized panels also hit a historical high to total 9.32 million, a 1.4% sequential growth. 

(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 2007 31,551 31,549
March 2007 29,572 29,566
M-o-M Growth 6.7% 6.7%
April 2006 22,444 22,444
Y-o-Y Growth 40.6% 40.6%
Jan to Apr 2007 112,271 112,243
Jan to Apr 2006 88,696 88,685
Y-o-Y Growth 26.6% 26.6%


(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) Corporation, AU Optronics (Suzhou) Corporation, AU Optronics (Shanghai) Corporation and Tech - Well (Shanghai) Display Co.