In recent years OLED technology has emerged as the leading smartphone display technology, and the world's most popular phone vendors are all shipping AMOLED smartphones.
In 2018, over 500 million AMOLED screens were produced - mostly to satisfy demand from mobile phones vendors. The smartphone OLED 2018 market was led by Samsung, who has been using AMOLEDs in its high-end phones for many years, followed by Apple, LG, Xiaomi, Huawei and others. Samsung is branding its smartphone OLED displays as Super AMOLED display.
Most display experts and consumers agree that OLED displays are the world's best smartphone displays. The best smartphone OLED displays are the Super AMOLED displays produced by Samsung Display, but other OLED producers (such as LG and BOE Display) are also producing high quality OLEDs.
Samsung's Galaxy S22 series of flagship smartphones include three different phones. The Galaxy S22 sports a 6.1" 120Hz 1300 nits 1080x2340 Dynamic AMOLED 2X, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen-1 (or Exynos 2200) chipset, 8 GB of RAM, 128/256 GB of storage, a triple camera setup and 5G connectivity.
The Galaxy S22+ features a similar specifications but with a larger 6.6" AMOLED which is also brighter at 1,750 nits. The Galaxy S22 Ultra features a 6.8" 120Hz 1750-nits 1440x3080 Dynamic AMOLED 2X, and also stronger specifications, including up to 1TB of storage, 12GB of RAM, a quad camera setup with a main 108MP sensor and an S Pen stylus.
Apple's iPhone 13 Pro features a 6.1" 1170x2532 (460 PPI) 10Hz-120Hz 1200 nits LTPO AMOLED display, Apple's A15 Bionic chipset, Dual-SIM, 8 GB of RAM, and 128Gb to 1TB storage options. There iPhone 13 Pro also sports a quad camera setup, 5G connectivity and Dual SIM support.
The iPhone 13 Pro Max shares similar specification, with a larger 6.7-inch 1284x2778 (258 PPI) AMOLED.
Oppo's Reno8 smartphone offers a 6.4" 90Hz 1080x2400 AMOLED display, a Mediatek Dimensity 1300 chipset, 8 G Bof RAM, 128/256 GB of storage and a triple camera setup. The Reno8 Pro offers a larger and improved display - 6.7" 120Hz 1080x2412 AMOLED, a Dimensity 8100-Max chipset, 8/12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage.
The Reno8 and Reno8 pro will start shipping by the end of July 2022 starting at around $500.
Xiaomi's 12 Lite smartphone is a smaller (a budget-friendly addition to Xiaomi's 12 series) features a 6.55" 120Hz 1080x2400 AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chipset, 128/256 GB of RAM, 6/8 GB of storage and a triple camera setup.
The Xiaomi 12 Lite phone will ship by the end of July 2022 starting at around $450.
Huawei's Nova 10 smartphone offers a 6.67-inch 120Hz 1080x2400 AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 778G chipset, 8 GB of RAM, 128/256 GB of storage and a triple camera setup. The Nova 10 Pro offers a slightly larger and sharper display, 6.78-inch 120Hz 1200x2652, and other increased specifications.
The Nova 10 and Nova 10 Pro should start shipping soon starting at $400.