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Samsung accelerates its transition from LCD to QLED display panels

Earlier this year, Samsung Display has announced that it will end the production of LCD panels by the end of 2020. The company said that it will switch to the QLED technology, and to help with the transition, it tied up with Sharp. Now, it is being reported that Samsung has acquired additional equipment that’s required […]

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Samsung Display led the global market in Q1, largely thanks to OLED

Samsung Display maintained the lead in the smartphone display market throughout Q1 2020, reveals a new report from Strategy Analytics. Global revenues have increased by 3% year-over-year, with the entire smartphone display market registered total revenues of $9 billion over the previous quarter.The trend in Q1 2020 was a higher demand for OLED solutions and […]

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Samsung finds itself embroiled in an OLED patent infringement lawsuit

A couple of Samsung Group subsidiaries including Samsung Electronics and Samsung Display found themselves embroiled in a new patent infringement lawsuit. The complaint was filed by Japanese OLED display maker JOLED at the US District Court for the Western District of Texas. JOLED seeks remedies including damages and an accounting from Samsung Electronics, Samsung Display, […]

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Samsung to set up smartphone display plant in India, get tax incentives

Samsung Display, Samsung’s display manufacturing arm, had signed a memorandum of understanding earlier this year to set up a smartphone display plant in India. The country’s leading investment promotion body, India Invest, has mentioned in a letter that the South Korean firm plans to invest up to $705.75 million to set up the facility in Uttar […]

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Galaxy S21 to continue using Samsung displays, BOE OLED panels reportedly fail testing

We had reported last month that Samsung Electronics is testing OLED panels from BOE as a cheaper alternative to OLED screens from Samsung Display. These displays were meant to be used in some phones in the Galaxy S21 series next year. However, it is now being said that the South Korean smartphone giant will continue […]

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Samsung wins ‘Display of the Year’ for Galaxy Fold’s dual AMOLED panels

The dual-AMOLED panels of the seminal Galaxy Fold won Samsung a Display Industry Award (DIA) from the Society for Information Display (SID), one of the top honors in the field of contemporary display technologies. By pairing a foldable 7.3-inch screen with a 4.6-inch one sitting on the outside of the pioneering Android smartphone, Samsung managed […]

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Samsung to reportedly supply nearly 80 percent OLED displays for iPhone 12

Samsung is the world’s largest smartphone OLED panel maker, and it makes the industry’s best OLED screens. The company provides OLED screens to various brands, including Apple, Huawei, OnePlus, OPPO, and Xiaomi. However, it was reported earlier this year that the South Korean firm might lose the iPhone display contract to BOE and LG, but […]

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COVID-19 prompts Samsung Display to put Asan expansion plans on hold

Samsung Display is temporarily putting on hold its construction plans at the Asan industrial complex, as the COVID-19 pandemic led to uncertainties in the economic landscape. According to Yonhap citing the tech giant, it was necessary for these changes in the construction schedule to be set in place, as the COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly altering […]

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Samsung Display deal may be hurting the mobile division’s foldable plans

One of the main reasons why each UTG (Ultra Thin Glass) panel for the Galaxy Z Flip costs a whopping $40 appears to have surfaced. Korean media reports that Samsung Display got into an exclusivity agreement with UTG manufacturer SCHOTT that had weakened the company’s power to negotiate for a more reasonable price.It turns out that […]

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Sharp alone won’t solve Samsung’s LCD TV problem: sources

Following reports of Samsung and Sharp’s potential reunion in the LCD TV space, newly surfaced information suggests the two companies agreed the general terms of their new supply agreement. Sharp is now expected to begin providing Samsung with large liquid-crystal display panels for the first time in four years. Be that as it may, industry […]

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Fire breaks out at Samsung Display’s Asan factory, A3 line shut down

Operations at Samsung Display’s complex in Asan have been partially halted earlier today after a fire broke out, reports the Korean media. The fire reportedly broke out at some facilities supporting the A3 OLED production line, resulting in a power cut and the A3 line being shut down.The cause of the fire is unknown but […]

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Samsung to benefit from a hundredfold surge in foldable display demand

Although foldable smartphones remain a relatively rare sight, they don’t seem to be just a passing fad. Market researchers cited by The Korea Times now expect demand for foldable OLED displays to increase a hundredfold over the next 5 years compared to 2019.Meanwhile, demand for foldable OLED panels is likely to soar high enough to […]

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Samsung Display employees get special permissions to enter Vietnam amid lockdown

Amid COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns, companies all around the world are facing supply chain-related issues. However, Samsung employees are being given special permission to visit Vietnam. Last month, 700 workers from Samsung Display were allowed to enter Vietnam, and now, some more employees have been granted permission to travel to the country.According to a new […]

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Samsung’s OLED panels to face competition from China’s Everdisplay

Samsung Display makes the best OLED panels in the world for smartphones, smartwatches, tablets, and laptops. The company is now facing some competition from rival Chinese firms like BOE in the smartphone space and Everdisplay Optronics in the laptop and tablet segments.According to a new report, Samsung Display is facing direct competition from China’s Everdisplay Optronics […]

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Samsung continues to lead smartphone OLED market by a huge margin

Samsung has been the leader of the smartphone OLED panel business for several years now, and according to a new market analysis report, the company captured more than 90 percent market share during the previous quarter.According to market research firm Stone Partners, Samsung Display shipped 61.6 million smartphone OLED panels during the first quarter of […]

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Sharp to help smoothen Samsung’s LCD TV exit: report

Samsung and Sharp are reportedly on the verge of a new partnership following a two-year hiatus as the South Korean tech giant is seeking outside help in smoothening its exit from the LCD TV market.The renewed collaboration would facilitate the final phase of Samsung’s planned transition from liquid crystal displays. Just last week, the company […]

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Amid coronavirus, Samsung empowers business customers free of charge

As more businesses are being forced by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to keep their employees working from home, Samsung UK decided to offer its Remote Management Solution free of charge for the next six months. The platform allows Samsung’s digital signage customers to manage and monitor their displays remotely.Samsung Remote Management consists of MagicINFO. It’s […]

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