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Recent OLED News

Will Panasonic unveil their first commercial OLED TV next month?

Aug 05, 2015

A year ago Panasonic unveiled new 65" 4K OLED TV prototypes, later showing the same prototypes at CES 2015. Those OLED TVs used LG Display's WRGB 65" 4K panels, and Panasonic executives promised to release these TVs later in 2015.

Panasonic 65'' 4K OLED TV prototypes at CES 2015

According to a French blogger, Panasonic is going to unveil their first OLED TV model at IFA 2015 next month. The model will be called 65CZ950 and it will be a curved 4K 65" TV that supports HDR.

The EU launches a €4 million OLED lighting development project

Aug 04, 2015

Leo project logoThe EU launched a new OLED lighting project called the LEO project (Low-cost / energy Efficient OLEDs) that aims to develop efficient and cost-effective OLED applications for the lighting industry.

LEO is a three-year project was launched as part of the EU's Horizon 2020 framework with a grant of €4 million. The project partners are Osram, France's CEA and Italy's CNR, ArcelorMittal, Fundacion Gaiker (as the sustainability experts) and Cynora that will contribute innovative emitter and host materials for OLEDs.

Are these Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus?

Aug 04, 2015

Samsung is set to unveil the upcoming Galaxy Note 5 on August 13, and some say that in this event the company will also unveil a larger variant of the popular GS6 Edge (which will be called, unimaginatively, the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus).

Samsung Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus leaked photo

SamMobile posted the leaked image below, which supposedly shows the two new upcoming phones. The Note 5 (on the left) will have a 5.66" QHD (2560x1440) Super AMOLED display - which is actually a bit of a disappointment as it seems to be the exact same display used in the Galaxy Note 4. Other Note 5 features (according to this leak) include an Octa-core Exynos 7420 CPU, 4GB of RAM, Android 5.1.1 and a 16 mp camera (sadly - no micro SD slot).

LG's new OLED TVs are slimmer and lighter

Aug 03, 2015

Last week we reported that LG is set introduce new OLED TV models to the Korean market, including flat OLEDs. While we do not have model numbers and details yet, Business Korea updates that the new OLED TVs are slimmer and lighter compared to the previous models.

LG Electronics's new OLED TVs are only 4.8 mm thick (for the 55" 4K models). Those TVs are super lightweight, too - they weigh just 14 kg and to make sure customers know that, those OLEDs are hung from the ceiling with wires in some stores.

Pixelligent launches a family of light extraction materials for OLED lighting panels

Aug 03, 2015

US-based Pixelligent has been researching light extraction materials for OLED lighting panels for a long time, and the company now officially announced a new family of OLED lighting products.

Bernd Unrecht Adjust-S OLED photo

The PixClear Zirconia nanocrystal family of high index materials enable revolutionary light extraction and efficiency for a wide variety of OLED Lighting applications. PixClear materials can be incorporated into OLED lighting panels as an internal light extraction and smoothing layer, delivering more than twice the amount of light currently extracted in OLED lighting devices.

Sinmaintell: 15 million AMOLED smartphones were sold in China in H1 2015

Aug 03, 2015

According to Sinmaintell Consulting, about 15 million AMOLED smartphones were sold in China in the first of 2015, up almost 20% compared to 2014. AMOLED panels are used in about 7% of all smartphones sold in china (201 million in H1 2015).

Vivo X5Pro photo

Sinmaintell expects even more smartphones with AMOLED displays to be released in the second half of the year. Most of those AMOLEDs are supplied by Samsung Display (which is now attempting to increase its AMOLED customer base) - but new AMOLED makers AU Optronics, Everdisplay and Visionox are also aiming for the smartphone market.

IDTechEx: the glass-based OLED market is not growing as fast as expected, but the flexible OLED market is booming

Aug 01, 2015

IDTechEx Research have recently revised its forecast for OLED displays - saying that glass-based OLEDs are not growing as fast as they expected (mostly because of Samsung's disappointing high-end AMOLED mobile phone sales) while the company is more optimistic regarding the flexible OLED market.

IdTechEx plastic AMOLED forecast chart (2016-2020)

IDTechEx sees the glass-based AMOLED display market reaching $22.7 billion in 2022. The company's earlier estimate was $28.2 billion in the same year. The flexible OLED market will grow from $1.5 billion in 2015 to almost $3 billion in 2016 and over $16 billion in 2020. Most of those panels will be used in mobile phones. Note that the chart above does not include all flexible OLED applications (for example automotive applications).

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