Samsung and LG team up to help domestic display parts suppliers grow

Samsung Display and LG Display have entered a new strategic partnership with the common goal of helping small and medium-sized (SME) suppliers from South Korea grow. The trade restrictions imposed by the Japanese government last year are still in effect, and this has persuaded the two Korean tech giants to cooperate and look for alternative […]

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Samsung Display receives highest level of certification for zero waste efforts

Samsung has been focusing on making its products and manufacturing plants more environmental-friendly. Its latest USB Type-C fast chargers are made using recycled plastic, and its semiconductor plant recently received the industry’s first sustainable water use certification. Now, the South Korean firm’s display plant has received the highest certification for its green efforts. The company’s […]

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Samsung to skip QD-LED TVs next year while China’s TCL leads the foray

A few months ago we talked about Samsung Electronics and Samsung Display being at odds regarding the use of QD-LED (Quantum Dot LED) technology. There were reasons to believe that Samsung may be skipping QD-LED technology next year, and now our suspicions have seemingly been confirmed by a new report claiming that Chinese TV manufacturer […]

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Samsung says Galaxy Z Fold 2’s foldable display has world’s smallest curvature

The Galaxy Z Fold 2, which was fully detailed earlier this month, comes with a new and improved foldable screen. It is not only larger compared to the screen used on the Galaxy Fold, but also comes with better screen protection. Now, Samsung Display, Samsung’s display manufacturing arm, has announced that its new-generation foldable OLED […]

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Samsung fits world’s largest-in-sports LED videoboard at SoFi Stadium

Samsung’s LED display technology is now beating at the heart of the SoFi Stadium, the latter of which has become the world’s first stadium to feature 4K end-to-end video production. Samsung has been recognized as the Official Mobile, TV and Display partner of the 300-acre Hollywood Park located in Los Angeles, USA, and the inclusive […]

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Samsung is selling its glass factory in Gumi as LCD production wanes

Samsung Corning Advanced Glass is closing up shop in Gumi, South Korea, but will maintain operations at its second factory in Asan, according to a recent report by The Elec. The factory located in Gumi is not shutting down per se but instead Samsung Corning Advanced Glass is reportedly selling the facility to an unnamed […]

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Samsung Display wants to keep Huawei as a client, seeks US approval

Samsung Display is reportedly seeking approval from the US Department of Commerce to continue selling OLED panels to Huawei. Much like the company’s semiconductor arm, Samsung Display will be forced by new regulations set in place by the US government to cease supplying Huawei with parts that have been developed using software and technologies originating […]

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Samsung to reportedly stop supplying OLED display panels to Huawei

The US government is tightening its grip on Huawei and its businesses worldwide. Yesterday, it was reported that Samsung will stop supplying chips to Huawei starting next week. Now, it is being reported that the South Korean mobile display giant will stop supplying OLED panels to Huawei. Devices like the Huawei P40 and the P40 […]

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Samsung Electronics collaborates with Corning to develop its own foldable glass

Samsung Electronics’ newer generation foldable smartphones, the Galaxy Z Flip and the Galaxy Z Fold 2, use Ultra Thin Glass (UTG) that has been developed by Samsung Display. However, the company has plans to develop its own foldable glass technology, and to that end, it has collaborated with Corning. Samsung is at the forefront of […]

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Samsung sells dying LCD business to China for $1 billion

Just as Samsung’s LCD divestment was about to break some new records in corporate deliberateness, the tech giant suddenly shifted into overdrive by finalizing a blockbuster factory sale to China. Newly emerged reports out of South Korea claim Samsung found a buyer for its LCD plant in Suzhou. Located in the Jiangsu Province on the […]

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Samsung awards another LCD TV contract to former subsidiary

Samsung continues adding to its LCD outsourcing effort which most recently expanded with a TV contract given to Hansol Technics, a South Korean display manufacturer based out of Seoul. Hansol was actually a Samsung Group subsidiary until it was spun off in 1991. Samsung family relatives maintained ownership of the chaebol to this day. Samsung already […]

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Samsung’s display punch-hole technology deemed best in the industry

Starting with the Galaxy S10, Samsung began offering screens with punch-hole designs to provide the best possible screen-to-body ratio. With the Galaxy Note 10, the company improved it even further by moving the punch-hole part to the top-center portion of the screen, making content consumption even more immersive. Now, the South Korean firm has announced […]

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Iris Ring trademark application hints at iris scanners making a return

Samsung has filed a trademark application with KIPRIS to secure an unusual moniker or brand called Iris Ring. The trademark application was filed last week and it was discovered by our colleagues at GalaxyClub. It doesn’t contain any logos or information regarding the potential use of the Iris Ring name but the application was filed by […]

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Samsung’s next-gen Quantum Dot displays expected in Q3 2021

While Samsung already sells QLED-based digital signage displays for commercial use, monitors, and TVs, they are not based on the real Quantum Dot technology. The company’s current-generation QLED technology uses regular LCD panels with a quantum dot enhancement film to improve the color and LED backlighting. However, the South Korean tech giant is working on […]

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Samsung Display reassigns 200 employees to chip arm as LCD fades

As you may have heard on several occasions before, Samsung Display will end the production of LCD panels by the end of the year. Now, with just four months left on the calendar, the tech giant’s display arm has begun reassigning its workforce in anticipation of its LCD panel business shutting down.Interestingly enough, Samsung Display […]

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Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is Samsung’s first phone with variable refresh rate Super AMOLED display

Samsung’s display panel manufacturing arm has announced today that its new-generation Super AMOLED display panel supports variable refresh rate technology. The first smartphone in the world to use Samsung Display’s new screen panel is the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, which was unveiled earlier this month. The new technology is designed to offer a smooth user […]

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Korea charges Samsung researchers with leaking OLED tech to China

Two Samsung Display researchers and one external partner official were arrested late last week after South Korean prosecutors charged them with corporate espionage that benefitted China and caused millions of dollars in damages for the Seoul-based conglomerate. The identities of the men in question, aged 46 and 37, were not revealed, with authorities only confirming […]

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Samsung reports strong Q2 2020 results on the back of strong chip, display sales

After it released its earnings guidance for Q2 2020 earlier this month, Samsung has announced its financial results for the quarter. The South Korean company reported that its consolidated sales were around KRW 52.97 trillion (around $44.48 billion) during the second quarter of 2020 and its operating profit stood at KRW 8.15 trillion (around $6.84 […]

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