E-Paper Display Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2030

E-Paper Display Market Research Report Information By Product type (Auxiliary Display, Electronic Shelf Labels, E-Readers & Others) By Application (Consumer and Wearable Electronics, Institutional, Media and Entertainment, Retail & Others) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World)—Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/SEM/1625-CR | February 2020 | Region: Global | 100 Pages         

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E-Paper Display Market

Global E-Paper Display Market is predicted to touch USD 10 Billion at a stellar 17% CAGR between 2020- 2030

By Product E-Readers Mobile Devices Smart Cards
By Technology Electrophoretic Display Electrowetting Display Cholesteric Display Interferometric Modular Display
End-User Automotive Consumer Electronics Retail Healthcare Media & Entertainment
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Pervasive Display Inc. (Taiwan)   E Ink Holdings Inc. (Taiwan)   Sony Corporation (Japan)   Plastic Logic GmbH (Germany)   Samsung Display Co. Ltd. (South Korea)   LG Display Co. Ltd. (South Korea)   Visionect (Slovenia)   Cambrios Technologies Corporation (U.S.)   CLEARink Displays (U.S.)   Bridgestone Corporation (Japan)
Market Driving Forces   The increasing concerns to save the environment and save trees worldwide The increasing demand for a particular option that incorporates reflectivity rather than backlighting as the means of visibility
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Global E-Paper Display Market Research Future Insights

The  e-paper display market is projected to reach approximately USD 10 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 17% from 2020 to 2030. E-paper display represents a significant advancement in display technology due to its superior qualities, including readability in direct light, low power consumption, flexibility, durability, lightweight, and convenient construction, the retention of content on the screen even when the power is off is referred to as bistable display. As per the market research, the growth of the e-paper display market across various applications can be attributed to factors such as ongoing technological advancements in e-paper screens, a positive environmental impact due to very low energy consumption when compared to other display technologies, and an increase in the application areas of large e-paper displays. Though, low refresh rate, and absence of wide color pallet, along with video output limitation, restrict the growth of the market.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

According to the market report, the electronics and semiconductor industries were heavily impacted by the COVID-19 epidemic. Due to a rise in COVID-19 cases, businesses and manufacturing facilities worldwide were shut down, and it is anticipated that they will remain shut in 2021. Additionally, a full or partial shutdown impacted the world's supply chains, making it difficult for manufacturers to reach their customers. The COVID-19 pandemic had an effect on the electronics industry because the production facility was shut down, which in turn caused a drop in the demand for semiconductor and electronics products in several industries. Two of its significant effects, which are anticipated to limit the market opportunity for e-paper displays, are the cessation of large-scale manufacturing across Europe and the export of Chinese parts.

Market Dynamics

The e-paper display market dynamics include significant influencing elements like technical innovation and continued progress, expanding application areas, and environmental effects, all of which have an impact on market growth. Conversely, a boost in major player engagement and expansion in the retail automation industry are expected to provide lucrative e-paper display market prospects. These factors are expected to influence market growth in the coming years significantly. Moreover, increasing demand for electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices is anticipated to drive market growth in the next few years.

Market Drivers

  • Rising environmental concerns

The growing  concern about saving the environment and saving trees is expected to boost the e-paper display market size over the forecast period. People are increasingly using digital technologies to reduce their reliance on paper for documentation and reading. Thus, it acts as a market driver over the forecast period.

Technological advancements in the e-paper

Market Restraints:

  • Low refresh rate

The low refresh rate of the e-paper display is hampering the market growth in the coming years. This is majorly due to low refresh rates, which can cause your screen to flicker. As a result, the consumers of the industry are changing their preference over e-paper to physical paper. Therefore, it is expected to impede product sales in the market.

  • Limited video capabilities

Market Opportunities:

  • Growing popularity of energy-efficient e-paper Displays

As per the market overview, the future of the e-paper displays market is expected to be promising due to various research and development efforts by entry system manufacturers. Manufacturers of e-paper Displays are always working to create and incorporate durable technologies into their products. Energy-efficient industrial doors are a significant focus of manufacturers to produce products with cutting-edge technology. Nowadays, industrial doors operate solely with motors, but manufacturers are integrating variable speed drives alongside the motor, which is highly effective in energy savings, and the introduction of adjustable or variable speed drives the market growth in the future.

E-Paper Display Segmentation

Product Type Insights

Based on product type, the  e-paper display market segmentation has been divided into auxiliary display, electronic shelf labels, e-readers & others. The e-readers category accounted for the majority of revenue share in 2021 and is estimated to sustain its dominance over the coming years. The low cost of the devices, the advent of feature-rich e-readers, discounts on e-books, and the growing acceptance of the online learning paradigm boost product demand in the market.

Application Insights

Based on application vertical, the  e-paper display market segmentation is divided into consumer and wearable electronics, institutional, media and entertainment, retail & others. The media & entertainment held the largest market share in 2021. The need for potential technology-driven solutions in the media and entertainment business is increasing as content is consumed more swiftly and in more diverse ways. Because of quick internet access and the ease of contacting clients, the interaction between users and content providers has entirely shifted.

Global E-Paper Display Market Share, By Region, 2021 (%)
E-Paper Display Market Share, By Region, 2021

Regional Analysis

As per the forecast, the  e-paper display market has been divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. North America dominated the market with the largest revenue share in 2021. Asia-Pacific is to register a significant growth rate over the forecast period.

North America

According to market research, North America held the largest share of the  e-paper displays market in 2021. This growth is majorly due to the rising penetration of smartphones and tablets across the region. Further, increasing technological advancements and a beneficial environmental effect from using significantly less energy than other display technologies are anticipated to fuel the product demand in the market.


The Asia-Pacific market size is expected to grow rapidly during the projected period due to the increasing adoption of e-paper display technology in various end-use applications across emerging economies such as China, India, Japan, and other Asian countries. Moreover, the improved internet connectivity and the introduction of 4G and 5G technology are expected to boost market growth in the coming years.

Competitive Landscape

The competitive market landscape includes tier-1, tier-2, and local players. The tier-1 and tier-2 players have  reach with diverse product portfolios. Companies such as Liquavista B.V., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Cambrios Technologies Corporation, and LG Electronics Inc. dominate the  e-paper display market due to product differentiation, financial stability, strategic developments, and diversified regional presence. The players are concentrating on supporting research and development. Furthermore, they embrace strategic growth initiatives, such as development, product introduction, joint ventures, and partnerships, to strengthen their market position and capture an extensive customer base. For instance, in March 2022, E Ink Corporation launched E Ink Gallery Plus, the newest iteration of their Advanced Color ePaper (ACeP) platform. The color range of this next-generation, full-color e-paper module is 60,000, which is an improvement over the previous edition. This launch will expand the product portfolio as well as the customer base of the company.

Prominent players in the  e-paper display market include Liquavista B.V., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Cambrios Technologies Corporation, CLEARink Displays, Inc., E Ink Corporation, Guangzhou OED Technology Inc., GDS Holding S.r.l., Plastic Logic, LG Electronics Inc., and Pervasive Displays Inc.

Scope of the Report

E-Paper Display Market, Product Outlook

  • Auxiliary Display

  • Electronic Shelf Labels

  • E-Readers

  • Others

 E-Paper Display Market, Application Outlook

  • Consumer & Wearable Electronics

  • Institutional

  • Media & Entertainment

  • Retail

  • Others

 E-Paper Display Market, Region Outlook

  • North America

    • US

    • Canada

    • Mexico

  • Europe

    • UK

    • Germany

    • France

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • India

    • Japan

    • Australia and New Zealand

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • Rest of the World

    • South America

    • Middle East

    • Africa

Objectives of the Study

The objectives of the study are summarized in 5 stages. They are as mentioned below:

Market Size and Forecast:

To identify and estimate the market size for the  e-paper display market segmented by product type and application value (in U.S. dollars). Also, to understand the consumption/ demand created by consumers of e-paper display between 2022 and 2030

Market Landscape and Trends:

To identify and infer the drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for the  e-paper display market

Market Influencing Factors:

To find out the factors which are affecting the sales of e-paper display among consumers

Impact of COVID-19:

To identify and understand the various factors involved in the  e-paper display market affected by the pandemic

Company Profiling:

To provide a detailed insight into the major companies operating in the market. The profiling will include the financial health of the company in the past 2-3 years with segmental and regional revenue breakup, product offering, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and key strategies.

Intended Audience

  • E-Paper Display Manufacturers

  • Raw Material Suppliers

  • Retailers, Wholesalers, and Distributors

  • Governments, Associations, and Industrial Bodies

  • Investors and Trade Experts

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 10 Billion
  CAGR   17%
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2030
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World (RoW)
  Segments Covered   Growth in the retail automation industry
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Pervasive Display Inc. (Taiwan), E Ink Holdings Inc. (Taiwan), Sony Corporation (Japan), Plastic Logic GmbH (Germany), Samsung Display Co. Ltd. (South Korea), LG Display Co. Ltd. (South Korea), Visionect (Slovenia), Cambrios Technologies Corporation (U.S.), CLEARink Displays (U.S.), and Bridgestone Corporation (Japan)
  Key Market Opportunities   Development of Smart Cities.
  Key Market Drivers

  • The increasing concerns to save the environment and save trees worldwide.
  • The increasing demand for a particular option that incorporates reflectivity rather than backlighting as the means of visibility.

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The global market of E-paper display is expected to thrive at 17% during the forecast period and value at USD 10 BilliThe global market of E-paper display is expected to thrive at 17% during the forecast period and value at USD 10 Billion by 2030.on by 2030.

    The  e-paper display market is growing at a CAGR of 17% over the next 10 years.

    Asia-Pacific is expected to register the highest CAGR during 2022 - 2030

    North America held the largest share in 2021

    The major companies operating in the  e-paper display market include Liquavista B.V., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Cambrios Technologies Corporation, CLEARink Displays, Inc., E Ink Corporation, and Guangzhou OED Technology Inc., among others.