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AU Optronics February 2006 Sales Total at NT$21.6 Billion (2006.03.06)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced preliminary consolidated and unconsolidated February 2006 monthly revenues of NT$21,597 million and NT$21,594 million respectively, both representing a slight 2.7% sequential decline. On a year-over-year comparison, February 2006 consolidated revenues increased by 87.5%, while unconsolidated net sales rose by 87.6%. 

February shipments of large-sized panels(a) used in desktop monitors, notebook PCs, LCD TVs and other applications increased 6.5% sequentially, reached 3.19 million units, while shipments of small-and-medium-sized panels increased a marginal 0.5% sequentially totaled 4.74 million units. 

(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
February 2006 21,597 21,594
January 2006 22,200 22,200
M-o-M Growth (2.7%) (2.7%)
February 2005 11,517 11,511
Y-o-Y Growth 87.5% 87.6%
Jan to Feb 2006 43,797 43,794
Jan to Feb 2005 24,219 24,200
Y-o-Y Growth 80.8% 81.0%


(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 and AU Optronics (Shanghai) Corporation.