Samsung Will Start AMOLED Production in March

Posted Tue Feb 2, 2010 at 07:00 AM PST by Mike Attebery

It’s starting small, but the new display technology is finally ready for production.

Television technology used to start large and work its way down. Film came before television, color film before color TV, and widescreen movies before widescreen televisions. Now things seem to be working the other way around.

An OLED television is an expensive purchase, and you’re not going to find one to replace your living room set. For a relatively low price though, you can get one on your cell phone, or on your Zune. Samsung’s new AMOLED panels will be taking the same route.

The new 3.3” flexible and rollable AMOLED screens are expected to start rolling out next month. They’ll have a WVGA resolution and will be made specifically for cellular phones. Their first AMOLED phone will be the first that has a touch sensor embedded over an AMOLED substrate.

It was back in October that we got a taste of Samsung’s AMOLED screens for the first time. They showed a 30” prototype that featured a Full HD 3D image. More than that, it had a reported 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio.

Source: Korea IT Times

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