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OLED displays use organic materials that emit light when electricity is applied. OLEDs enable emissive, bright, thin, flexible and efficient displays. OLEDs are set to replace LCDs in all display applications - from small displays to large TV sets.

Samsung AMOLED vs Super AMOLED plus sub-pixels image

Samsung's Super AMOLED Plus displays are an upgrade to the company's Super AMOLED displays. The new displays offer 50% more sub-pixels as they adopt a regular RGB matrix (as opposed to the Pentile Matrix used 'regular' Super AMOLED generation displays).

Super AMOLED Plus devices

Super AMOLED Plus was announced in CES 2011, together with the first phone to sport these displays - the Infuse 4G. The display was a 4.5" one. Samsung's Galaxy S2 also had a Super AMOLED plus display (4.3" WVGA)

Samsung Infuse 4G photo

Samsung also adopted a Super AMOLED Plus display in their first OLED Tablet, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 (7.7" 1280x800 display).

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 photo

Is Super AMOLED Plus dead?

The last device to actually sport a Super AMOLED Plus display was BLU's Vivo 4.3, a Dual-SIM smartphone introduced in 2012. Since then Samsung did not release any new device with a Super AMOLED Plus display - all of Samsung's newest phones and tablets use a 'regular' Super AMOLED display.

BLU Vivo 4.3 photo

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