Samsung sold over 20,000 of its new QD-OLED gaming monitors in a month

Samsung Electronics says that a it has sold over 20,000 units of its new QD-OLED monitors, the Odyssey G8 and G6 in a month. The company says that the new monitors are popular in Europe, North America - and Southeast Asia.

Samsung Odyssey OLED G8 photo

A couple of months ago IDC says Samsung is leading the OLED monitor market, with a 34.7% market share by revenue (and 28.3% market share by shipments. Samsung Electronics started selling OLED monitors in 2023.

Read the full story Posted: Jul 02,2024

Is LG Display leading over Samsung Display with the quality and performance of its latest OLED?

Since Samsung started mass producing AMOLED displays in 2007, most people believe that the company is not only the leader in OLED production capacity, but also in the performance of its displays. In most cases, Samsung has been the first company to develop and manage to mass produce the most advanced OLED displays, and the first to adopt the latest OLED materials, architectures, and processes.

There are some signs that this could be changing, although honestly it's a bit too early to know. In May 2024, Apple launched its first OLED Tablets, and according to reports, Apple chose LG Display as its main supplier, ordering around 60% of its iPad OLEDs from LGD (with all of the 13" model orders going to LG), and the rest from Samsung. Later it was reported that Apple had to delay the introduction of its 2024 iPad Pro devices as Samsung faced low production yields and could not deliver displays in time.

Read the full story Posted: Jul 02,2024

OLED-Info releases a new edition of the OLED Toolbox

We are happy to announce a new edition to The OLED Toolbox, the OLED industry's leading information product that provides an unprecedented depth of OLED content, data, analysis and insights, written and compiled by the industry's leading portal, OLED-Info.com. The new edition includes all the latest updates, devices, companies and displays up until July 2024.

The OLED Toolbox presents an unparalleled array of resources, including guides, projections, analyses, and profound insights into the world of OLED displays and lighting. Never before has it been so easy to gain access to a complete OLED industry resource!

What you'll find inside

  • OLED Guide: an expert guide to OLED technologies, the OLED market and the OLED industry, covering everything you need to know about OLEDs
  • OLED Insights: OLED analysis and insights, covering all the latest and future trends and developments in the OLED industry
  • OLED Spreadsheets: excel files with detailed information on the OLED market and industry (including OLED devices, fabs, microdisplays, automotive solutions and more)
  • OLED Leaders: In-depth articles by leading OLED professionals to discuss industry and market topics
  • OLED Library: Over 160 content items by industry players - brochures, catalogs, roadmaps, presentations and more.
Read the full story Posted: Jul 01,2024

A Conversation with Kateeva CEO, Bin Liu

Display Week 2024 was a busy and exciting event for Kateeva. CEO Bin Liu was on site at our US HQ in Newark, California. At the SID show in San Jose, he met with customers to get a flavor of the latest display technology innovations that will inform our product roadmap.

Bin Liu, CEO, Kateeva

One of the highlights at SID week was a celebration of Kateeva’s CTO Emeritus, Steve Van Slyke. Steve and Ching Wan Tang received the Karl Ferdinand Braun Award for their co-invention of the OLED device. The accolade is the highest honor conferred by the Society for Information Display. It recognizes “outstanding technical achievement in, or contribution to, the display industry”.

Since becoming CEO in late 2022, Bin and the leadership team have implemented a new vision for Kateeva. He will share the details in a keynote talk at Display Innovation China in Shanghai, this week (July 3-5).

Read the full story Posted: Jul 01,2024

Sidtek starts trial production at its 12-inch OLED microdisplay fab in Wuhu

Sidtek announced that it is starting trial production of OLED microdisplays at its upcoming 12-inch fab in Wuhu, Anhui Province, China. The company is on track to initiate mass production before the end of 2024.

Sidtek is currently producing its OLED microdisplays on a 8-inch production line, also in Wuhu. The first phase of its new 12-inch fab will have a monthly capacity of 6,000 substrates, and the company is planning an expansion to 18,000 substrate (which will be ready in 2027). The total investment in the 12-inch fab (including the 2nd stage and another, third phase) is estimated at 6 billion Yuan (around $840 million USD).

Read the full story Posted: Jun 29,2024

OnePlus Ace 3 Pro

The OnePlus Ace 3 Pro is a high-end smartphone that offers a 6.78" 120Hz 4500 nits (peak) 1264x2780 LTPO AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, up to 24GB of RAM, up to 1TB of storage and a triple camera setup.

The Ace 3 Pro will ship in July 2024, starting at around $450.

Read the full story Posted: Jun 29,2024

Oppo Reno12 F

Oppo's Reno12 F is an "AI-powered" smartphone that offers a 6.67" 120Hz 1080x2400 AMOLED display, a Mediatek Dimensity 6300 chipset, 12GB of RAM, 256GB of storage and a microSDXC card slot. It offers Oppo AI, that includes AI recording summary, AI text summary, AI writer, and AI speak.

The Reno12 F will start shipping in July 2024.

Read the full story Posted: Jun 29,2024