Samsung Electronics reports its Q1 2021 results

Samsung Electronics reported its financial results for Q1 2021. The company's revenues was 65.4 trillion Won (around $58.7 billion USD). Operating profit increased 4% from the past quarter to $8.4 billion, as Samsung enjoyed strong sales of phones and consumer electronics, which offset slower sales of displays and semiconductors.

Samsung Galaxy S21 range photo

The past quarter saw a fall in the revenues of Samsung's display business, due to weak seasonality of mobile products and a shortage of chips.Compared to Q1 2020, however, earnings improved due to increased adoption of OLED displays in smartphones.

Everdisplay's 1.6" AMOLED displays are now available at the OLED Marketplace

China's Everdisplay started to produce a new 1.6" 360x320 AMOLED display, and these are now available in the OLED Marketplace. These small OLED displays are suitable for many applications, including wearables.

If you are interested in this display for your device or new project, contact us now, or check out more information over at the OLED Marketplace. We also list many other EDO AMOLED displays, including foldable displays and laptop displays.

Realme Q3 Pro 5G

Realme's Q3 Pro 5G smartphone uses a 6.32" 120Hz 1080x2400 Super AMOLED display, a MediaTek MT6891Z chipset, 6/8 GB of RAM, 128/256 GB of storage, a triple camera setup and 5G connectivity.

Realme Q3 Pro 5G photo

The Realme Q3 Pro 5G is now shipping in China, starting at around $250.

LG Display reports solid Q1 2021 results, will decide on OLED TV capacity expansion by Q3 2021

LG Display announced its financial results for Q1 2021. The company reported sales of $6.2 billion, an operating income of $469.5 million and net profit of $238 million. Sales were lower (by 8%) compared to Q4 2020, but higher by 46% from Q4 2020. LGD remained profitable for the third consecutive quarter.

LG Display announced its financial results for Q1 2021. The company reported sales of $6.2 billow, an operating income of $469.5 million and net profit of $238 million. Sales were lower (by 8%) compared to Q4 2020, but higher by 46% from Q4 2020. LGD remained profitable for the third consecutive quarter.

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro / Pro360

Samsung's Galaxy Book Pro is a Windows 10 laptop that features either a 13.3" or 15.6" 1920x1080 AMOLED display. The Galaxy Pro is based on 11th generation Intel Core chipsets (i3, i5 or i7). The 13.3" has optional LTE connectivity. The 13.3" model weighs 0.88 Kg.

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro360 photo

The Galaxy Book Pro360 offers similar specifications, but add S Pen (Stylus) support and 5G connectivity for the 13.3" model.

Xiaomi Mi 11X / Mi 11X Pro

Xiaomi's Mi 11X Smartphone uses a 6.67-inch 120Hz HDR10+ 1080x2400 Super AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 870 chipset, 6/8 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage and a triple camera setup.

Xiaomi Mi 11X Photo

The Mix 11 X Pro features the same display, but with an upgraded chipset (Snapdragon 888), a 256GB storage option and better cameras.

Nippon Shokubai demonstrate its latest OLED lighting panels

Japan-based Nippon Shokubai announced that its OLED lighting panels will be used in an upcoming textile exhibition in Japan. The company's fiber-type OLED lighting panels will be woven into a fabric, as can be seen in the video below:

Nippon Shokubai is developing OLED lighting panels under the iOLED brand. Its panels are very flexible and are only 0.07 mm thick. The company developed two panel types: a red panel which features a brightness of 5,000 cd/m2, EQE of 29% and >10,000 LT50 (@ 1,000 cd/m2) and a green panel that features a brightness of 7,000 cd/m2, EQE of 23% and >10,000 LT50 (@ 1,000 cd/m2) .

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