Display makers often throw around terms like A-Si, IGZO, or LTPS. But what do these acronyms actually mean and what's the impact of backplane technology on user experience? What about future developments?
Galaxy Tab S leaks in all its 10.5-inch AMOLED glory
According to display expert Raymond Soneira, the Galaxy S5’s display is the best display DisplayMate ever tested. Not only is the Galaxy S5 a marked improvement over the Galaxy S4 in almost all aspects, but it’s also better than the Note 3, another device that gained Soneira’s praises.
Ultra-flexible OTFT can be bent to a 1mm radius, designed for foldable AMOLED displays
CPI recently showed off its new backplane fabrication process that will allow organic thin film transistors (OTFT) arrays that can be bent to a radius of 1mm. The OTFT arrays are designed with the intention of eventually integrating them into foldable, ultra-flexible AMOLED backplanes.
Appetite for AMOLED displays has been steadily growing since 2010, but the industry could be at risk from a saturated high-end smartphone market. We explore what the future holds for AMOLED display technology.