Right on schedule, AMOLED displays are now cheaper to produce than LCD

by: Kris CarlonMarch 24, 2016
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge OnePlus 2 - 4

Optics pundits have been crowing about AMOLED destroying LCD for a while now: they are thinner, brighter, more energy efficient and arguably offer better colors, higher contrast and deeper saturation than LCD. The biggest barrier stopping AMOLED from taking over as the smartphone display technology of choice has been price. Until now that is.

The Note 5 has physical keys, while the LG V10 uses on-screenSee also: AMOLED vs LCD: differences explained188

As predicted two years ago, it has only taken 24 months for AMOLED production costs to fall below that of LCD, according to new data from IHS Technology. Production costs in the first quarter for a 5-inch Full HD smartphone display are $14.30 for an AMOLED panel and $14.60 for an LCD display. In the fourth quarter of 2015, these figures were $17.10 and $15.70, respectively.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge OnePlus 2 - 1

These figures are based on production costs of a LTPS LCD (Low Temperature Poly-Silicon Liquid Crystal Display), the most efficient type of Thin Film Transistor (TFT) LCD. While there is no data available on the production cost of QHD displays, Full HD is still the standard display definition for the vast majority of smartphone screens, barring the current crop of flagship devices.

With AMOLED production costs dropping below LCD for the first time, AMOLED panels will soon become the default display technology choice for manufacturers on their mid-range and entry-level devices as well. While this may not directly signal the end for LCD screens in the smartphone space, we are definitely going to be seeing a lot more AMOLED screens in the near future.

See also: Samsung doubles down on flexible OLED production and LG invests a billion dollars in flexible OLED

  • retrospooty

    Now that Amoled is cheaper, Apple wil invent it soon. I predict the iPhone 7 or maybe 2017’s 7s will be the first phone ever to used Amoled. /s

    • Diego Opazo SV-Cross

      There are already rumors towards that idea.

      • Nallaikumaran

        Hey Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge – Super AMOLED costs $55 (SOURCE:IHS Mobile Handsets Intelligence Service). Super AMOLED isn’t cheaper, But AMOLED is cheaper (Nexus 6P). do you not understand?

    • Chris

      2017

    • Hoggles

      “APPLED”

    • MaxPower27

      Except they’ll call it their iColor display or something stupid like that.

      • Marty

        iLED

        • Goran

          Hahaha….thnx for one healthy and big laugh:)

        • James Leno

          iMOLED

          • Marty

            iAMOLED

        • Philidor

          iLIED

      • View From The Top

        How dare you call Apple stupid? They just invented the 4-inch smartphone! :-P

        • Marty

          Copied directly from Samsung and invented it. ?

          • Then they’ll sue Samsung for infringement and win…

        • fitnesspro22

          Yes. The very best, CLASSIC iPhone. It will be my first i Phone, next to my NEXUS 6P, 5, the legend and 7 (the best tablet). Looks like I will have a total battery power of around 12,000 mAh. No need for replaceable battery. Lol

        • Jake

          Actually, I think it was one of the the OEM who was the first to release a 4 inch smartphone running android. Can’t remember who it was though……

          • AS118

            Maybe Motorola? The Droid series had a lot of models including a larger 4″ phone I think?

      • Noneya

        iMole

        • MaxPower27

          wut

      • retrospooty

        LOL, exactly. iVibrant, a purely Apple invention (manufactured by Samsung) that will woo crowds of Apple fans for the next decade as they swear their Apple iVibrant LCD’s are far superior to Samsung’s AMOLED LCD’s. LOL.

      • MGman

        AYY LMAOLED

    • Nallaikumaran

      Hey. Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge – Super AMOLED costs $55 (SOURCE:IHS Mobile Handsets Intelligence Service). Super AMOLED isn’t cheaper, But AMOLED is cheaper (Nexus 6P). do you not understand?

      • Goran

        Quickly inform htc….they need all the cheep stuff to make m10:)

        • illregal

          HTC will be using superior super lcd5. They don’t care about their margins, they just want to make a great device. Unlike all the others.

          • Goran

            So by accident samsung made best phone ever…i am shure there is more difference between amoled and super amoled than between lcd3 on m9 and lcd5. That is pure marketing. Htc never had quality of samsungs screen. Same as sense was always better than touchwiz. Ive had them both. Both have its advantages and disadvantages. But samy is the king of the screens. S7 is the first device in the world that auto brightness actually works.
            PS. When u say htc….u must mean Cher Wang. You think she did good jobe since she came last year on top? You expect her to save htc?

          • mustafa özdemir

            yeah right.because of that they dont include a fast charger

          • illregal

            You realize the s7 only has quick charge 2.0 and the HTC will have 3.0 and actually has a usb c port..

          • mustafa özdemir

            but those cheap fcks won’t include a fast charger, just search for it

          • Freak_ Aniket_

            Super LCD :D
            another marketing gimmick after Samsung’s SUPER AMOLED and Apple’s RETINA DISPLAY…

      • VAVA Mk2

        You due realize Super AMIOLED is a marketing term specifically for AMOLED on Samsung Galaxy devices right?

        • Nymenon

          Super AMOLED is actually the best type of AMOLED on the market. DisplayMate did a test of the S7 screens and rated it as the best mobile AMOLED display to date.

          Also Samsung uses their patented pentile matrix technology.

          • illregal

            Displaymate is paid by samsung, to say they have the best displays. It’s inaccurate.

          • Nymenon

            Paid by asamsing? Proof and citation needed, buddy.

        • Nallaikumaran

          Super AMOLED is better than the AMOLED in lots of ways. Samsung Galaxy S7 Has the Best Smartphone Display (Expert)

          Galaxy S7 and Samsung Phones – Super AMOLED costs $55 (SOURCE:IHS Mobile Handsets Intelligence Service).

          AMOLED $14.30 (Nexus 6P)

          Difference Between Super AMOLED (Galaxy S7) and AMOLED (Nexus 6P)

          Super AMOLED includes the digitizer and the display. AMOLED includes only the display.

          AMOLED stands for active-matrix organic light-emitting diode. It consists of a set of thin film layers of electroluminescent power-producing organic compounds and a pixel-modulating matrix. Super AMOLED is a more advanced version. It integrates touch-sensors and the actual screen in a single layer.

          AMOLED consumes less power, provides more vivid picture quality, and renders faster motion response as compared to other display technologies such as LCD. However, Super AMOLED is even better at this with 20% brighter screen, 20% lower power consumption and 80% less sunlight reflection.

          • Shamoy Rahman

            It is the exact same display. Super is just a marketing term. Samsung just software optimizes its OLED but provides the same panel for the 6P.

          • Settle Down, Beavis!

            It’s the same exact display, doofus! Just the current generation of AMOLED screen just had a bit more improvements.

      • Nymenon

        Nexus 6P AMOLED is the one from Samsung. It’s identical to that of Note 5.

      • Freak_ Aniket_

        6P has same panel made by SAMSUNG and used in note 5 so 6P has SUPER AMOLED.
        Super is the term that is only used by SAMSUNG for its class of AMOLED display.

        • Nallaikumaran

          6P – No Super AMOLED- The large 5.7-inch display is an AMOLED capacitive touchscreen but not a Super AMOLED which is found on the Samsung Galaxy. Comparison wises the Super AMOLED consumes less power which can save the battery juice a lot and more importantly it have better viewing angles than a standard AMOLED, but sadly its ain’t any with Nexus 6P.

          check out google or mobile sites (gsmarena)

    • It can not be said better :D

    • SXE-EA17

      Hey, you do know that the first people were Adam and Eve…and there was also an APPLE!

    • Biga173rd

      They will called it Retina Oled display. And Tim will say it is beautiful this is the best screen Apple has ever invented and created lol.

    • Noneya

      Then they will sue everyone because they invented it and everyone is damaging thier business because they are using them.

    • Scott Dabson

      You know that’s right!

    • fitnesspro22

      Shove your prediction up your ass

      • retrospooty

        Shove your complete lack of a sense of humor. Everyone else gets it and agrees. Pull your wet head out of Apples rear end

        • fitnesspro22

          Ha, ha, you fell for it. I never had an Apple phone or anything. But this may change with the new, classic, cute 5SE. It is as good as the NEXUS 5. I just got to find the $399.00 plus tax or get it from Costco for a 14 day trial period. (Costco does not charge a restocking fee). The problem is I don’t know how to work an iPhone.

          • retrospooty

            Fell for what exactly? All you did was tell me to shove it. Is that some elaborate trick so complex that I missed it? /s

          • fitnesspro22

            Sorry. I did not mean that literally. I was just pretending to be an Apple fan . Actually, I am for pure Android, mainly because of speed and battery life. Cannot stand bloat ware.

          • neonix

            As good as a phone from 2013!? HOT DAMN, BUY IT NOW!!

          • fitnesspro22

            I will. I like the size of it and the classic style. Most importantly, it is faster than the i 6. I sold my NEXUS 5 and then found a brand new NEXUS 5. The change cost my only $58.00. Though I have the 6P, my favorite remains the N5. I like a normal size phone. I can watch movies on my NEXUS 7 tablet. The iPhone 5SE will be my first iPhone. The only problem I have is that I don’t know how to work the iPhone. But that, I recon, can be overcome with due diligence.

    • devilreaper

      They’ll say they invented it and they will sue Samsung for copying them. Bunch of assholes.

    • Settle Down, Beavis!

      Awww don’t cry

    • 486DX50

      yeah…. inventors my ass)))

  • Chris

    Once I got a. Samsung phone with an AMOLED screen I can’t see my self going back. Even using my works Motorola based hand held its a huge difference when u switch between that and my personal phone

    • Nallaikumaran

      Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge – Super AMOLED costs $55 (SOURCE:IHS Mobile Handsets Intelligence Service).

      Difference Between Super AMOLED (Galaxy S7) and AMOLED (Nexus 6P)

      Super AMOLED includes the digitizer and the display. AMOLED includes only the display.

      AMOLED stands for active-matrix organic light-emitting diode. It consists of a set of thin film layers of electroluminescent power-producing organic compounds and a pixel-modulating matrix. Super AMOLED is a more advanced version. It integrates touch-sensors and the actual screen in a single layer.

      AMOLED consumes less power, provides more vivid picture quality, and renders faster motion response as compared to other display technologies such as LCD. However, Super AMOLED is even better at this with 20% brighter screen, 20% lower power consumption and 80% less sunlight reflection.

      • Joseph M.

        The difference is SUPER!

      • Nymenon

        It’s in the color calibration. Use Samsung’s Basic display mode, which has incredibly accurate colors but aren’t all that amazing looking with shiny colors.

        The adaptive mode (default), increases saturation, increases contrast, and gives a cooler color temperature tone. It looks nice, but nowhere as accurate as Basic Mode.

        • Xegoil

          No, the tech is different.

  • StankyChikin

    I’ve used amoled devices.. They look cool but that is it. I like the truer colors an LCD screen provides.

    • Zen

      You can set the screen mode to basic and it will look as natural as any LCD

  • BalazsArtner

    This will present a challenge to those “I-would-never-buy-a-phone-with-an-amoled-display” people.

  • Nallaikumaran

    Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge – Super AMOLED costs $55 (SOURCE:IHS Mobile Handsets Intelligence Service).

    Difference Between Super AMOLED (Galaxy S7) and AMOLED (Nexus 6P)

    Super AMOLED includes the digitizer and the display. AMOLED includes only the display.

    AMOLED stands for active-matrix organic light-emitting diode. It consists of a set of thin film layers of electroluminescent power-producing organic compounds and a pixel-modulating matrix. Super AMOLED is a more advanced version. It integrates touch-sensors and the actual screen in a single layer.

    AMOLED consumes less power, provides more vivid picture quality, and renders faster motion response as compared to other display technologies such as LCD. However, Super AMOLED is even better at this with 20% brighter screen, 20% lower power consumption and 80% less sunlight reflection.

    Keep telling only half of the truth! LMAO (KRIS CARLON). They try to hide the truth.

    • Nallaikumaran

      Samsung Galaxy S7 Has the Best Smartphone Display (Super AMOLED), Says DisplayMate. The Samsung Galaxy S7 is the first phone with auto brightness that actually works.

      • Da_James

        DisplayMate, as DxO, is a paid-for company that will tell anything as long as you’re the highest bidder. I’m so glad to know that Samsung is the highest paying company that DisplayMate has for client.

        • Nallaikumaran

          Cause they didn’t pick your phone of choice? You seem upset. What a nonsense. Consumers Report names Galaxy S7 and S7 edge “best phones ever” So What LMAO? Don’t try to think we are all dumb here. Have you no shame? Just proof to show how dumb Samsung haters are.

        • Goran

          I gues consumer reports also belong to Samsung….and all the ppl who saw and compared s7 screen or s6 screen with others and saw the difference (superior screen on s7) are payed by samsung to say so:)

          • illregal

            Consumer reports is actually also a shell company, much like kelley blue book. Their opinions dont really matter. Why dont you look up all the quality issues actual users had with the s6 throughout the last year. They’re hardly what I would describe as the best. And if I compare my note 5 screen to my moto x pure screen. The moto is better in every regard.

    • ConCal

      What are you smoking? Chill out, man.

      • Nallaikumaran

        They try to hide the truth. I am telling the truth. In fact, What are you smoking? Why are you so defensive? Chill out, man. Who you calling man.

    • Goran

      I agree with you….wish super amoled on htc but its not going to happen.

      • illregal

        gross

    • Noneya

      Your tinfoil hat fell off bro.

    • Nymenon

      But Nexus 6P uses Samsung’s Super AMOLED panel. Google said that themselves on Reddit.

      • illregal

        No they didn’t. They said it uses a current generation amoled panel. They were very careful with their wording. And everyone put words in their mouths.

  • Shellyman 8K

    AMOLED FTW!

    • Marty

      Not with HTC. ?

      • Shellyman 8K

        True true.

      • LethalLunatic

        why not with HTC?

        • Marty

          Because HTC isn’t going to use AMOLED in the 10.

          • LethalLunatic

            I remember reading that they were planning to use it again.. what a bummer!

      • illregal

        which is good. you’ll see.

        • Marty

          I have an HTC One M8. The LCD it uses is the best there is and HTC’s software coding for the display calibration is second to none, but I still find myself preferring my AMOLED devices. I prefer the perfect blacks OLED can have.

  • Jairus

    I love AMOLED and its deep black but I hope someone will figure out how to mass produce this Quad HD AMOLED panels without having any problems with screen uniformity on white and grey colored backgrounds. Especially those who are creating high density display with the diamond pentile matrix (cough..Samsung..cough). The Galaxy S6 and the Nexus 6P have this issue with pink tints and for all I thought was already corrected with the S7 but I was wrong, I have been to 3 unit replacements before finally getting a balanced screen color with very good uniformity on whites and greys.

  • Ronald Sims

    I know I might be in the minority, but the type of screen on a smartphone is not a deal breaker to me. I like LCD, I like AMOLED. Both has pros and cons, so this news doesn’t matter much. All I want to know if the AMOLED screen will last for at least 2-4 years.

    • Based on my experience from my “antique” Galaxy Nexus, yes. It absolutely will last at least 2-4 years, with wonderful brightness and color reproduction. Just because I swapped to a G2 (with an LCD) doesn’t mean I don’t still use the Nexus for other stuff (media player, still camera, video camera, Chromecast remote, navigation tool, videoconference tool, and more). Honestly, I don’t care much for the LCD in the G2, but everything else about it is okay (especially considering that it’s getting long in the tooth as well). The main reason I switched was that Verizon’s OTA KitKat image was agonizingly slow, then they abandoned it. I had to root and load ShinyROM on it to get Jellybean, which helped, but eventually it was time for more RAM and CPU cores. Still prefer AMOLED displays. I can’t see the G2 worth a damn in sunlight. The Pentile Matrix doesn’t bother me. I don’t hold the phone that close to my face, I’m not blind… All that said, it’s not a big enough deal that I’d start a war over it. I’m more concerned with the fact that I’ve while I really like Samsung phones, every one I’ve ever had has had radio sensitivity issues that were never resolved. They just released the next model of the phone and abandoned the previous one with the glitches, but then everybody does that, so what’s new?

  • Pez Smith

    Chinese OEMs are starting to use AMOLED now. This is scaling up nicely.

  • Ruturaj

    It is getting pretty common on phones as they are best. I hope more laptops at end of this year come with OLED screen as well.

    • staylow

      From what we saw at CES 2016 this will begin to be the trend. Pretty sure it’s still a hundred or more dollars over standard screen tech, but worth it.

      • Ruturaj

        Yes but most of them are not available yet with OLED display, think pad x yoga and hp spectre. Only alienware 13 is available.

  • digitaldr

    I’m actually sorry to hear this as it means amoled screens will be more common. I hate the weird pinkish hues on a white background and the screen burn. As for colours popping – if my TV looked the same I’d be reaching for the remote to turn down the saturation.

  • Marty

    And yet HTC still won’t use AMOLED in their flagship devices.

  • Michael

    Apple invented this for the iPhone 7. RetinaColor.

    • Marty

      RetinOLED

  • Tapan Bhanot

    Good to see that now phones will be a bit lighter!

  • Fornavn Etternavn

    Get ready for the revolutionary i-amoled display by apple.

    • Marty

      AppOLED

  • charlie Jason

    OLED doesn’t arguably offer better colors, they offer better colors period.
    OLED can cover a much bigger portion of the color gamut visible to human eye. Those so called “accurate” IPS displays’ sRGB is simply pathetic in comparison.
    Those IPS displays, are not accurately representing the true richness of colors.

    • illregal

      BS

  • charlie Jason

    Even if regular Amoled is not as good as Samsung’s Super Amoled, it’s still miles better than LCD.

  • Jan ยาน

    I thought I read in a technical battery consumption article, that fully turned on amoled (all pixels on) display uses more power than an equivalent LED. But I’m not sure about that. Can it be that an amoled is only more energy efficient as long as some pixels are black and thus use 0 energy?

    • Juan S. Camargo Visbal

      LCD’s pixels are always on, no matter the color. AMOLED only lights up the necessary pixels to display color on the screen. If your screen is mostly black, like say using AcDisplay, only the white text is lit up.
      AMOLEDs are generally more efficient, but it increases if most pixels are black more of the time.

      • Jan ยาน

        Thanks. I know that. And that’s what I’m talking about: The article I was reading (I forgot where), stated that an AMOLED pixel uses more energy to light on than an LCD pixel, so if an AMOLED screen is mostly white (browsing the web) it uses more power than an LCD mostly white. I know that AMOLEDS with a large amount of black (thus turned off pixels) are more efficient, but watching a youtube video, almost NONE of the pixel is pure black

        • Juan S. Camargo Visbal

          It’s more like having black on what you have on screen on a day to day basis. Unless you watch YouTube all day everyday.

          As far as I remember AMOLED is in general more energy efficient than LCD.

    • LeVvE

      I think it is when both screens show a full white background. If you count daily normal use the AMOLED is more efficient.

  • LethalLunatic

    Other major benefits of amoled:

    – much better viewing angles
    – no issues using polarized sunglasses when tilting the screen compared to most if not all LCD displays

    • illregal

      You have burn in, the viewing angles vary by screen.. That isn’t the general rule of thumb at all though. lcd is by far better overall with viewing angles. Go outside with both without glasses. The LCD will be the one you can actually see, the amoled will be a dark reflection.

      • LethalLunatic

        Actually amoled screens have higher brightness these days compared to lcd panels. The burn in doesn’t happen anymore as it used to in the past. If you wear polarized glasses your lcd screen turns dark when turning your screen 90° clockwise. Never happened to me on amoled screens.
        Viewing angles are always producing the same colours on amoled. Haven’t experienced the same with lcd.

  • Fornavn Etternavn

    Apple might also think about full HD screen for the IPhone 7.

  • mjolnirxz

    I dont like AMOLED because of the burn ins… I also prefer the more neutral colors of LCD

    • LethalLunatic

      Old and some cheap amoled panels have burn ins indeed. However, the new ones don’t burn in with normal usage. I’ve been using the Note 3 since Q4 2013 and not a single burn in detected, my daily screen on time is over 4 hours . This was true with older and cheaper Amoled panels. I did have burn ins on my galaxy nexus after a few months of usage.

      • MrSonicBoom

        My Nexus 6 had horrible burn in after 2 months of useage, either they used cheap panels or old panels. That being said I’ve had my 6P for 4 months now and I haven’t seen any signs of burn in.

        • LeVvE

          What I read about the Nexus 6 is that they had lower binned screens and you also had on screen buttons with it.

        • LethalLunatic

          Unfortunately Google used inferior panels on the Nexus 6 and there were lots of complains from the community about it. When they announced the 6P they mentioned that they will use a high quality panel and I think it is the same or a similar one like the Note 5 it’s AMOLED screen. I’ve seen the nexus 6 it’s screen and I didn’t like it at all. It had a yellowish tint and I don’t remember that white was actually white on it. So what do you think of the 6P screen? I haven’t seen it personally yet.

        • Nymenon

          That’s because Nexus 6P uses Samsung’s Super AMOLED panel, while the Nexus 6 does not.

      • Xegoil

        My s4 has burn in.

        • LethalLunatic

          Really? How bad is it? Do you keep using full brightness by any chance?

    • Eric Matthews

      Me Too.

  • Lawstorant

    But Pentile…

  • Reed

    Amoled also has a shelf life where as LCD does not. LCD doesn’t degrade over time. As soon as amoled tech advances to the point where this doesn’t happen I’ll be excited

    • Goran

      U talk of different amoled type screen samsung ditched after putting it on S2….and now going back to it preparing better version for note 6.

    • sachouba

      An LCD display DOES degrade over time.
      The backlight slowly dims (because of the LEDs it uses, just like an AMOLED display), polarizers can become yellowish and color filters can fade if exposed to sunlight, for instance.

      Anyway, you’re probably not going to keep your smartphone long enough to notice any change on your LCD or AMOLED display…

      • Zigmas

        Not nearly as fast as AMOLED does however.

        And eventually phones will become things you won’t need to replace and/or won’t care about replacing every year or two. Just like you do with desktop PC’s and laptops. So the lifespan of the panel will be considerably important.

        • Jake Lamotta

          Well, that’s not the case as of now, and therefore irrelevant. You’re pinning current technology against future device usage predictions. It’s going to be a long time before mobile manufacturers want to make a device that isn’t replaced every year…

        • AS118

          That’s a good point. If and when smartphones get to that point though, LCD may just be brought back for longevity if AMOLED hasn’t found ways to increase lifespan, though.

    • seattle tech

      Give it up LCD is inferior. LCD clueless fans clutching on straws these days

    • LeVvE

      LCD becomes shit over time too, I have old LCD monitors that has terrible colors because they have been used so much, white is almost yellow etc.

    • Nymenon

      Your battery will be Long dead before your AMOLED ever degrades. It’s something 99% people don’t need to worry about.

  • teomor

    Yaawwn! Wake me up when laptops and full desktop monitors come in AMOLED…

  • wahnwhaaa

    That would be a great prediction if the news weren’t 4 months old? It was already announced in November oled screens for 2017 iPhones.

  • Biga173rd

    Retina OLED display

  • Jillxz

    I really cannot tell the difference between LCD , Amoled , and Super Amoled. Looks all the same to my eyes. But then I’m just your average person not a techie . That’s probably why

    • LeVvE

      It’s really really easy to see the difference, just look at the blacks and you’ll notice right away.

    • Biga173rd

      The difference is on a LCD the colors are a little washed out compare to AMOLED display. Also you see deeper blacks and much more richer colors compare to your normal LCD. Don’t get me wrong LCD looks great I personally prefer AMODLED it looks better to me in my eyes. And waste less battery life then LCD

  • fitnesspro22

    Who gives a shit about Amolet? It just drains the battery. Once you begin working your phone, You don’t look at the pictures. Sure, my NEXUS 6P looks better but my NEXUS 5 is just as fast for one third (a brand new) of the price. Plus it has Optical Image Stabilization and wireless charging. It fits snuggly in my hand. I am s Pure Android man but you know what? I am ordering the new, very fast, classic iPhone 5SE.

  • badsleepwalker86

    Since I’ve had oled/amoled since my first galaxy s(original single core lol) I’ve been hooked, I just wish news like this meant sub 1000 dollar oled tv sets…..

  • Bob R

    Is amoled really more efficient than lcd? I thought until now it still consumes more power than lcd for normal tasks.

  • Gabriel Soria

    I just hope they start making OLED with RGB pixels, pentile to me is still very noticeable.. even with 500+ DPI

  • Freak_ Aniket_

    Apple please atleast, now put an qHD AMOLED display on your iPhones. and yes… you may call them RETINA iAMOLED this may distinct you from others lol.

  • Marc Plante

    Now I want a $500 65″ AMOLED TV. Your samsung / apple arguments aren’t thinking big enough…unless were all going to be wearing goggles in the next 2 years

  • Settle Down, Beavis!

    Moto X, Sony Xperia Triluminous Reality Display and iPhone Retina are all better than Samsung screens.

    U mad bro?

  • 486DX50

    Finally!!! Now let’s start properly calibrating them before shipping)

  • kumaran

    The author (KRIS CARLON) removed the comments that provided proof that his article was false!!! It seems like he banned them completely (Nallaikumaran). That takes all the credibility out of the Author and Android Authority. Absolutely ridiculous. They want people to be misinformed. You are a shameless liar. That prove you have a dirty mind. And you are a dishonest shameless person (I’ve seen yet! ). You should be ashamed of yourself.

    My comments

    The Super AMOLED isn’t cheaper. Do you not understand? Difference Between Super AMOLED (Galaxy S7) and AMOLED (Nexus 6P)

    Galaxy S7 and Samsung Phones – Super AMOLED costs $55 (SOURCE:IHS Mobile Handsets Intelligence Service).

    AMOLED $14.30 (Nexus 6P)