4K Display Resolution Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

Global 4K Monitor Resolution Market is Segmented by Product (Monitor, Smart TV, and Smartphone), Vertical (Aerospace and Defense, Business and Education, and Entertainment and Media), and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa). The market sizes and forecasts are provided in terms of value (in USD billion) for all the above segments.

4K Display Resolution Market Size

4K Display Resolution Market Summary
Study Period 2019 - 2029
Base Year For Estimation 2023
CAGR 23.10 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market Asia Pacific
Market Concentration High

Major Players

4K Display Resolution Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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4K Display Resolution Market Analysis

The 4K display resolution market was valued at USD 61.48 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach USD 213.92 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 23.1% over the forecast period. The 4K display innovations are expected to upgrade the television viewing experience of consumers by providing them with video quality that is twice as good as HD and four times that of regular television. The demand for higher-quality display resolutions is gaining momentum due to the desire for unusual consumer experiences with highly defined pixel quality, like 4K display resolution.

Many players are entering the market, and the market trend is moving toward fragmentation. The decline in the manufacturing cost of 4K displays is driving the market.

To facilitate the adoption of 4K display higher resolutions full HD products by consumers, vendors are integrating the technology into their existing product lines with moderate replacement costs.

The demand for gaming consoles and devices by major gaming brands, like Sony, has seen a significant increase owing to the increasing gaming industry. Thus, the requirement for good 4K LED screens has been increasing, driving the market.

Post-COVID-19, the market has seen a significant boost as the requirements for smartphones and laptops have increased due to the work-from-from culture opted for by many organizations.

4K Display Resolution Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the 4K Display Resolution Market according to our research experts:

Entertainment and Media Segment to Hold Major Share

Owing to various factors, such as growing demand for a better gaming experience, enriched entertainment, and the increasing availability of 4K content, the entertainment and media industry is expected to remain one of the primary applications of 4K technology.

Modern consumers are inclined toward TVs with 4K resolution due to the accurate color and color gamut support for graphics designing, photo editing, and examining the fine details of high-resolution images.

Major console manufacturers, like Microsoft and Sony, have released 4K-enabled consoles to offer a more immersive and advanced gaming experience. Hence, the sales of 4K TVs and monitors are expected to increase.

According to Sony, the company has expanded to smartphones, tablets, and HD televisions; as of September 2022, the network had approximately 103 million monthly active users.

Sony stated that the company sold a total of 3.9 million PS5 gaming consoles in the third quarter of the fiscal year 2021. Before that, the company sold around 7.8 million PS5 units in 2020. The sales of PS consoles generally tend to peak in the company's third fiscal quarter, which is the fourth calendar quarter, as people begin to prepare for the holiday season.

4K Display Resolution Market: Number of Active Users on PlayStation Network, Global, in Millions, March 2021 - September 2022

Asia-Pacific to Retain Leading Market Share Position

  • Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan represent a significant 4K TV market share, with the presence of players such as Samsung, LG, and Sony. Moreover, the increasing sales of consumer electronics in the region drive the demand for high-quality digital advertisements.
  • The drop in ASP of 4K TVs due to decreasing manufacturing costs pushes the market to its extent in terms of technology. Key players are now adopting strategies to launch new products in partnerships with other tech giants to gain market share.
  • The growing retail sector, rising advertising expenditures, improving public and private infrastructure, and the associated benefits offered by 4K digital signage systems are boosting its market in the region.
4K Display Resolution Market : Growth Rate by Region (2022-2027) Growth Rate by Region

4K Display Resolution Industry Overview

The 4K display resolution market is relatively fragmented and consists of several major players. In terms of market share, few major players currently dominate the market. However, with decreasing manufacturing costs and high competition, the companies are adopting product launch strategies to improve and gain market share.

In May 2022, Sony announced the new Xperia 1 IV smartphone, explicitly designed for those looking for the latest in smartphone technology, including advanced imaging technology, evolved gaming capabilities, and powerful audio features, all wrapped in a compact and modern design. It features three lenses: a 16 mm ultra-wide lens, a 24 mm wide lens, and a new unique true optical telephoto zoom 85-25 mm lens, to give creators the ability to capture a wide range of content. Moreover, it has an almost 50% brighter 4K 120Hz HDR display and real-time HDR drive.

In June 2022, Samsung Electronics announced the global availability of the 2022 Odyssey G85NB, G75NB, and G40B gaming monitor lineup, supporting the Odyssey's industry-leading position in delivering the most immersive and realistic gaming experience available in the market. According to the company, the G85NB comes with the world's first 240 Hz 4K gaming monitor and is available in a 32-inch format, offering super-realistic picture quality, rapid response times, and premium performance.

4K Display Resolution Market Leaders

  1. Sony Corporation

  2. LG Display Co. Ltd

  3. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd

  4. Toshiba Corporation

  5. Sharp Corporation

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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4K Display Resolution Market News

  • November 2022: LG introduced its first 27-inch, 4K surgical monitor with mini-LED technology at MEDICA 2022 (the international tradeshow for the medical sector in Düsseldorf, Germany). According to the company, the 4K mini-LED surgical monitor boasts exceptional picture quality courtesy of the company's mini-LED technology, which provides clear, precise images.
  • August 2022: Sony India launched the 216 cm (85) television under its BRAVIA XR X95K Mini LED series. Powered by the Cognitive Processor XR, the TV encompasses XR Backlight Master Drive, which controls the latest generation mini-LED backlight for incredible brightness. The newly launched TV has an unprecedented dynamic range with incredibly dazzling lights and deep blacks, authentically delivering the creator's true intent. Moreover, the television offers exceptional contrast from a 4K mini-LED screen expertly controlled by the unique XR Backlight Master Drive technology to deliver a dynamic range.

4K Display Resolution Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumption and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.2.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

      3. 4.2.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.2.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain

    4. 4.4 COVID-19 Impact on the Industry


    1. 5.1 Market Drivers

      1. 5.1.1 Demand for High-resolution Display Products

      2. 5.1.2 Affordable Manufacturing of 4K Display Products

    2. 5.2 Market Restraints

      1. 5.2.1 The Need for High Investment in Content Creation and Broadcasting

      2. 5.2.2 Bandwidth Allocation for 4K Resolution


    1. 6.1 By Product Type

      1. 6.1.1 Monitor

      2. 6.1.2 Smart TV

      3. 6.1.3 Smartphone

      4. 6.1.4 Other Product Types

    2. 6.2 By End-user Vertical

      1. 6.2.1 Aerospace and Defence

      2. 6.2.2 Business and Education

      3. 6.2.3 Entertainment and Media

      4. 6.2.4 Retail and Advertisement

      5. 6.2.5 Other End-user Verticals

    3. 6.3 Geography

      1. 6.3.1 North America

      2. 6.3.2 Europe

      3. 6.3.3 Asia-Pacific

      4. 6.3.4 Rest of the World


    1. 7.1 Company Profiles

      1. 7.1.1 Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd

      2. 7.1.2 LG Display Co. Ltd

      3. 7.1.3 Toshiba Corporation

      4. 7.1.4 Panasonic Corporation

      5. 7.1.5 Sony Corporation

      6. 7.1.6 Sharp Corporation

      7. 7.1.7 Innolux Corporation

      8. 7.1.8 Haier Group Corporation

      9. 7.1.9 Koninklijke Philips NV

      10. 7.1.10 Hisense Group

      11. 7.1.11 BOE Technology Group

      12. 7.1.12 AU Optronics

    2. *List Not Exhaustive


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4K Display Resolution Industry Segmentation

4K resolution display gives the sharpest picture quality. The display is almost four times as many pixels as high definition display. The study is restricted to 4K display panels used in various products, like monitors, smart TVs, and smartphones. Finished/final products, such as 4K UHD and 4K OLED TVs, are not considered. 

The 4K display resolution market is segmented by Product (monitor, smart TV, and smartphone), vertical (aerospace and defense, business and education, and entertainment and media), and geography. The market sizes and forecasts are provided in terms of value (in USD billion) for all the above segments.

By Product Type
Smart TV
Other Product Types
By End-user Vertical
Aerospace and Defence
Business and Education
Entertainment and Media
Retail and Advertisement
Other End-user Verticals
North America
Rest of the World
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4K Display Resolution Market Research FAQs

The 4K Display Resolution Market is projected to register a CAGR of 23.10% during the forecast period (2024-2029)

Sony Corporation, LG Display Co. Ltd, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, Toshiba Corporation and Sharp Corporation are the major companies operating in the 4K Display Resolution Market.

Asia Pacific is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period (2024-2029).

In 2024, the Asia Pacific accounts for the largest market share in 4K Display Resolution Market.

The report covers the 4K Display Resolution Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the 4K Display Resolution Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

4K Display Resolution Industry Report

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4K Display Resolution Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)