At IFA last year, ASUS unveiled a 15.6-inch portable monitor called ZenScreen. Since its announcement, the monitor has yet to go on sale, but that is about to change. Although we'll have to wait for a few more weeks, the monitor will go on sale sometime in July.
E-ink screens are great for e-readers due to small power consumption, but there hasn't been much of an improvement over the last few years. Current displays have around 300 ppi, but Japan Display has managed to make a small breakthrough with its latest E-ink screen.
Display technology has improved so much over the last few years and as a result, we are now seeing phones with thin and curved designs. Samsung has now showcased its next-generation OLED display that can be deformed in more than two directions. For comparison, the conventional
The technology for mobile devices with bendable displays is not quite there, but we are approaching that date very fast. Panels that are bent in the factory already exist, and Samsung Display is now getting ready to unveil a screen that you can bend yourself.
Curved displays are pretty much a standard now, at least in the high-end segment, but both Samsung and LG are working on next-gen curved displays. To make a truly bezel-less phone, the companies are working on displays that would have four curved sides instead of just two.
Many top tier companies have various projects that never reach public, but there is an interesting product from Samsung that we would gladly see. According to new information, Samsung is working on a 7th generation AMOLED panel that will go into production sometime in the
LG Display and Samsung Display are expecting to make a shift to OLED panels in near future, and to do that, they need to shut down LCD production. Both companies had plans end production by the end of 2016, but they have decided to postpone those plans.
Apple has signed a two-year deal with Samsung to purchase 92 million OLED smartphone panels from the company's display division, reports ET News. Reports about this deal follow a recent claim that Apple ordered 70 million OLED panels. OLED will be used on the iPhone 8.
Scientists from the University of California, Riverside, have just make a breakthrough with a new material that has the ability to self-heal beyond just cuts and scratches. The rubber-like conductive material is made from a stretchable polymer and an ionic salt.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 has the best smartphone display of all time, according to DisplayMate. A report from DisplayMate says the 5.8-inch AMOLED screen is the "most innovative and high performance" the company has ever evaluated. It set a record for brightness.
As more companies switching from LCD to OLED displays, display companies are having hard times meeting demand. Samsung Display is one of the largest out there, alongside Sharp, and to ensure that it maintains and even grows its lead, the company will expand its OLED production
Movie theaters may soon begin using screens from Samsung. The company has introduced its Cinema Screen, a 4096 x 2160 (4K) LED display. It's a 34-foot screen that's intended for movie theaters and it's capable of delivering HDR content. The screens are brighter than projectors.
Although many reports have said the iPhone 8 is going to use a curved display, IHS Markit analyst Wayne Lam doesn't believe that's true. Rather, a flat OLED display will be offered on the 5.8-inch model. Flat OLED displays cost less and it'll be easier to increase production.
OLED will likely be used on the iPhone 8 this year, but Apple's other iPhone models are said to be sticking with LCD. By 2019, however, that could change. A supply chain report claims the company is planning a full transition to OLED that'll occur within two years.
Following the report that Apple has started to accept orders for the LG UltraFine 5K displays and will start shipping them in 1-2 weeks, another report mentions that the Cupertino company has already shipped some orders and that they should arrive early next week.
After suspending the sale due to insufficient RF shielding, which was affecting the monitor's functionality when placed too close to routers, LG is finally fixed the problem and is almost ready to start shipping the displays again. According to Apple's Online Store, LG UltraFine
Phones with 6K and 8K displays will certainly be on the market, says Qualcomm, and even those will end up being surpassed by ever-improving display technology. As it stands, most phones are capped at 1080p and occasionally 2K. Companies will soon go beyond 2K.
Some OLED displays for next year's iPhone might be sourced from BOE Technology Group, a Chinese company. Bloomberg reports Apple is figuring out how to ensure it has enough OLED displays available for a large-scale shift away from LCD. Apple has been testing its displays.
After LG confirmed that its latest UltraFine displays don't play nice when routrs are near them, Apple has decided to delayed the LG UltraFine 5K Display while it awaits LG to fix the issue and start shipping new units that are not susceptible to interference from Wi-Fi routers.
LG is working to address a signal interference problem with its 5K monitor. Users have reported the monitor becomes unusable when it's within a couple meters of a WiFi router. LG has recognized the existence of the problem and is working to address it.