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Recent OLED News

UDC and PPG to establish a new PHOLED production site in Ireland

PPG Industries and Universal Display established a strategic relationship in 2000, and since then PPG is the exclusive producer of UDC's PHOLED emitter materials. The two companies announced that they will establish a new manufacturing site in Shannon, Ireland, for the production of UDC's emitters.

UDC RGB PHOLED materials photo

The new facility will double the production capacity of UDC's OLED emitters at PPG, and will also diversify the company's manufacturing base. UDC leased the Ireland site (which, up until now, was producing pharmaceutical intermediates) and will adapt it to PHOLED production. Facility improvements and regulatory approvals are expected to be completed in the next 12 months, and operations are scheduled to commence in early 2022.

Lenovo starts shipping the foldable 13.3" ThinkPad X1 Fold - and first reviews are in

Lenovo started shipping the $2,499 foldable ThinkPad X1 Fold laptop, and the first review is in. The ThinkPad X1 Fold is a Windows 10 Pro laptop that features a 13.3" 2048x1536 foldable OLED display (produced by LG Display). The X1 Fold features an Intel Core i5 chipset and a wireless keyboard.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold photo

T3 posted a review of this ground breaking device. The verdict in short? Very cool foldable display, it is a clever device - but the performance is not stellar and the display isn't bright enough.

New OLED gadget: Samsung Galaxy M62

Samsung's Galaxy M62 features a large 6.7-inch 1080x2400 Super AMOLED (Plus?) display, an Exynos 9825 chipset, 8 GB of RAM, 128/256 GB of storage, microSDXC slot and a quad-camera setup.

Samsung Galaxy M62 photo

The Galaxy M62 will ship in early March 2021.

Researchers develop PLED-emitting temporary tatoos

Researchers from the UK's UCL and Italy's IIT developed OLED-based smart temporary tatoos. Similar to children's "sticker" type tatoos, these small devices can be transferred to the skin by being pressed and washed with water.

OLED tatoos (UCL & IIT)

Such devices could in the future be used to short-term sensors (for example to detect when an athlete is dehydrated during an event) or in fruit packaging to signal when a product has passed its expiry date.

Sumitomo expects demand for PLED materials to increase, aims to ramp-up its OLED business

Sumitomo Chemical announced that the company expects demand for polymer OLED materials will increase as large-area OLED displays are entering into the market. Sumitomo hopes that its OLED materials will become the standard for large-area OLED production.

JOLED 4K prototype OLED Monitor (July 2017, Japan)

The address this next phase in its OLED business, Sumitomo has decided to integrate its PLED Business Planning office into its IT-related Chemicals Sector, which will enable it to ramp up its OLED materials business through integrated operations with its IT-related Chemicals Sector, which handles display-related materials.

New OLED gadget: Samsung Galaxy A32

Samsung's Galaxy A32 smartphone sports a 6.4-inch 1080x2400 90Hz Super AMOLED display, a Mediatek Helio G80 chipset, 4/6/8 GB of RAM, 64/128 GB of storage, a microSDXC slot (shared SIM) and a quad-camera setup.

Samsung Galaxy A32 photo

The Galaxy A32 is now shipping starting at around $265.

LG reportedly sold only 10 rollable OLED TVs in Korea since October 2020

In October 2020 LG Electronics started shipping the world's first rollable OLED TV, the 65" 65RX OLED TV. The price is set at KRW 100 million (USD 87,000). That price was actually cheaper than expected - but according to a report from Korea LGE managed to sell only 10 such TVs.

LG rollable OLED TV RX photo

According to the report, it's not just the high price that is keeping consumers away - the TV, which is based on rollable glass, is not very durable.

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