2017-07-05

TrendForce Says Capacity Expansions from Chinese and Korean Panel Suppliers Will Raise AMOLED Penetration in Smartphone Market to Nearly 50% by 2020

The confirmation of Samsung Display (SDC) being Apple’s AMOLED panel supplier for the upcoming iPhone devices has spurred other smartphone brands and panel makers to aggressively invest in this display technology. The latest display market forecast by WitsView, a division of TrendForce, finds that AMOLED is set to become mainstream in the global smartphone market in the near future with the penetration rate reaching to almost 50% by 2020.
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2017-07-01

Chinese OLED Makers Challenge South Korean Ones by Announcing A Consolidated Production with 300% Growth

Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display lately has been receiving market attention. Not only have Korean companies been working on the development, but recently, according to BusinessKorea, even Chinese firms have jumped into the competition.
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2017-05-19

Corning Lotus NXT Glass Chosen for Samsung Display’s Flexible LTPS-OLED Line

Corning Incorporated announces Samsung Display’s selection of Corning Lotus™ NXT Glass as the carrier glass for its line of polyimide (PI) low-temperature polysilicon (LTPS) organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels, which today power the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+.
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2016-11-09

Samsung Display to Ramp up OLED Mobile Manufacturing Capacity to 550M by 2017

Samsung Display plans to raise small to mid-sized OLED panels production by 35% in 2017 to meet surging OLED panel demands from Chinese smartphone manufacturers, Korean media Pulse cited a Samsung Display official saying.
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2016-08-10

Chinese Client Demands Squeezes Samsung Display OLED Supply

Samsung Display is running low on OLED supply, due to soaring OLED display demands from Chinese smartphone makers, reported The Korea Herald.
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2016-07-05

Samsung Display Spins-off OLED Business

Samsung Display has split its OLED business from its less profitable LCD arm, reported Korean Times.
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2016-07-01

Samsung Display Renovates LCD Plant into OLED Production Plant

Samsung Display has replaced one of its LCD plants into an OLED production line as it works towards focusing on the latter technology, reported The Korea Herald.
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2016-07-01

Samsung Display Files Patent for 3-in-1 Bendable OLED Device

Samsung Display published a patent application that demonstrates an OLED-based flexible 3-in-1 device that can function as a watch, a phone, and even a tablet, reported SAMMobile.
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2016-06-14

Samsung Display to Double OLED Shipments in 1Q16

Samsung Display’s shipments of OLED panels has more than doubled during the past year, since more -global smartphone manufacturers were adopting OLED displays, reported The Korea Herald.
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2016-01-14

Apple and Samsung Display Close to Inking OLED Contract

A report from Korean media ET News pointed out that Samsung Display will be supplying flexible OLEDs for the next generation Apple iPhones.
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2015-05-08

Universal Display Corporation Announces 1Q15 Financial Results

Universal Display Corporation, enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED® technology and materials, reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015.
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2015-02-16

LG Accuses Samsung of OLED Technology Theft

LG Display and Samsung Display’s feud over technology theft intensified last Sunday, following a prosecution decision that indicted several Samsung employees were involved in a case of alleged industrial spying.
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2015-02-11

Samsung Display to Invest in OLED Production Line

It seems Samsung Display has not quite given up on OLED TVs yet, and has no intention of letting rival compatriot LG Display become a monopoly in this sector, according to a recent Reuters report.
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2014-06-23

Samsung Display to Sell LCD Equipment to Chinese Manufacturer

Samsung Display recently revealed plans of selling outdated LCD equipment from a production line in Cheonan, South Korea to Chinese manufacturer Truly, according to a recent Yonhap News report.
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2014-04-22

Samsung Display’s OLED Expansion Eyes Smartphone Market

Samsung Display aims to dominate the OLED display smartphone market with its OLED A3 fab expansion, according to a report by Business Korea.
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2013-12-27

Samsung Electronics Switches Business Strategy from AMOLED Production to LCD

In order to avoid saturation of the high-end smartphone market and increase market penetration in India and China, Samsung Display will reduce AMOLED panels and increase LCD panel production in 2014. Samsung Electronics wants to turn their focus to mid-market LED handsets in 2014, but this change in business strategy will have an impact on Samsung Display’s business performance.
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2013-01-25

Samsung Display may Bury the Hatchet with LG on OLED Lawsuits

Samsung Display is reported to end lawsuits against LG, as the government recently stepped in to try and end the dispute that started late last year. “Samsung Display will seek a solution in a constructive way in the ongoing legal proceedings against LG Display,” Samsung Display Chief Executive Officer Kim Ki-nam told reporters following a regular meeting with other top Samsung executives at Samsung Electronics’ headquarters in downtown Seoul, Wednesday. His remarks were taken as a sign that the company is willing to seek a compromise in the ongo...
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2012-07-03

Samsung Display Merges with Samsung Mobile Display and S-LCD Corporations to Expand its OLED Business

Samsung Display is playing as a newly merged business with Samsung Mobile Display and S-LCD activities within the Korean electronics group, to expand its activities in LCDs and OLEDs. Oh-hyun Kwon, vice chairman and CEO of Samsung Electronics, said "Samsung Display is destined to attain virtually unlimited growth." In addition, the company also intends to combine OLED production technology with precision large panel operations and seasoned supply chain management. "Our combined strengths will guide Samsung's display business through t...
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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