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An OLED uses organic semiconductors to create thin light emitting panels. OLEDs are used to create thin, beautiful, flexible and efficient display and lighting panels, and are the future technology of choice.

Recent OLED News

New Micro-LED introduction video

Today we are happy to publish this short Micro-LED explanation video, which we believe gives a nice introduction to Micro-LED display technology, production processes and to the current market status:

If you're interested in using this video in your web site, feel free to embed it. If you want more information on Micro-LEDs, check out our MicroLED-Info knowledge hub.

Reports from Korea suggest that Samsung's first foldable phone will use three 3.5" displays and will fold inwards

A new report from the Korean The Bell claims that Samsung's first foldable AMOLED phone will feature three 3.5" OLED displays, and will be folded inwards. Samsung expects to start producing the device towards the end of 2018, which means it will start shipping in early 2019.

In-folding vs Out-folding smartphone designs

The Bell also says that this device will not be a mass market smartphone - Samsung is expected to produce between 500,00 to 2 million devices, which means that its first foldable phone (like its first flexible phone, the 2013 Galaxy Round) will be a sort of limited technology-demonstration phone.

IHS: AMOLED area shipments to reach 22.4 million sqm in 2024

IHS estimates that AMOLED shipments (by area) reached 5 million square meters in 2017, and the market will grow to 22.4 million sqm by 2024.

AMOLED shipment area (2015-2024, IHS)

Growth in 2017 was driven by a doubling of AMOLED TV panel area shipments (from 800,000 sqm in 2016 to 1.6 million in 2017). By 2024, IHS expects OLED TV shipments to reach 12.5 million units.

New OLED gadget: Meizu 15 / 15 Plus

The Miezu 15 is a mid-range smartphone that features a 5.46" FHD AMOLED display, a snapdragon 660 chipset, 4 GB RAM and 64/128 GB of storage. The 15 Plus has a 5.95" 2560x1440 AMOLED, with a bezel of only 1.175 mm (Meizu says this is the narrowest bezel ever). The phone is based on an Exynos 8895 CPU, 6GB of RAM and 64/128 GB of storage.

Meizu 15 photo

Both phones will ship by the end of April 2018, the Meizu 15 will cost $400 (64GB model) and the Meizu 15 Plus will cost $475 (64GB model).

WSJ: LGD won't be able to produce OLED displays for Apple's 6.5" 2018 iPhone

In January 2018 it was reported that LG Display is in the final stages of its discussions with Apple, and the Korean OLED maker expects to supply 15-16 million flexible OLEDs to Apple in 2018 (LGD will supply Apple with 6.5" AMOLEDs for its 2018 large iPhone OLED variant).

Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design photoHuawei Mate RS Porsche, LGD P-OLED screen

The Wall Street Journal now reports that LG Display may not be ready to produce these OLED displays in time for Apple - who may once again rely on Samsung Display to produce all of its OLED iPhone displays in 2018.

OTI Lumioncs launches its new Aerelight for print technology, aiming to embed flexible OLED lighting in print media

OTI Lumionics launched a new technology it calls Aerelight for Print technology, which uses paper-thin flexible OLED panels to light elements in print media.

OTI says that in order to enable low-cost production of flexible OLEDs, it designed its own manufacturing technology and advanced materials. This includes the company's own proprietary FlexTorr encapsulation technology.