OLED technology has provided a way to create thinner, more efficient, and brighter displays and lighting panels, starting a revolution in display technology. OLEDs, standing for Organic Light Emitting Diodes, produce their own light and are thin and flexible, unlike their older LED siblings.
There has been a lot of ongoing research into the applications of OLED displays, with companies like Sony, Samsung, and LG all working towards flexible and bendable display capabilities. A future where you will be able to roll up and pack away your TV, smartphone, or tablet is not that far. Of course, due to the unique properties and very specific production requirements, flexible [...]
Samsung produces the most successful line of Android devices in the world. For their tablets, they have taken a novel approach by creating a variety of choices 7-inch, 8.9-inch, 10.1-inch and, now, 7.7-inch tablet. Most of these tablets posses enough differentiating factors to make them stand out, and the Galaxy Tab 7.7 is a prime example of that with a display that blows any competing tablet out of the water.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE features an incredibly gorgeous7.7 inch HD Super AMOLED Plus display measuring 1280 x 800 pixels as well as a Micro-SD card slot. [...]
We’ve recently talked about Samsung’s fascinating plans to incorporate flexible and bendable displays into its products, and noted that the first devices to be equipped with flexible panels will come later this year.
Now, a Forbes report confirms the Q2 2012 timeframe that previous sources have suggested, but also offers us a tantalizing glimpse of how exactly Samsung is going to implement its ground-breaking plastic-based AMOLED technology into actual products.Edge Displays Coming Soon?
Although the rumored foldable screens are definitely coming to Samsung devices, Nomura Research analyst Richard Windsor says that we shouldn’t expect them sooner than 2013. [...]
It’s no secret that Samsung is working hard on producing flexible OLED displays, and that the Koreans eventually want to put bendable displays in all kinds of gadgets, from wristwatches to big screen TVs. Over the last year or so, we got to see all kind of crazy displays from Sammy, including bended displays (how would you like a round-shaped smartphone?), semitransparent screens, and even futuristic paper-like OLED screens.
Flexible Displays Are Moving Out of Beta
Samsung first announced their plans to put flexible OLEDs into real products back in June 2011. Then, in October, a Samsung spokesman confirmed that 2012 will be the year when flexible displays finally move [...]
According to European carrier O2, the Galaxy Nexus will be arriving soon, sometime during November to be semi-precise. If you are in the United Kingdom, you are in luck, because the official O2 UK telecom website has just provided information that conveniently mentions a November release.
In case you haven’t been caught up on the Galaxy Nexus, it will be manufactured by Samsung and will feature a massive HD Super AMOLED, 4.65 in. screen. It will also run what is looking to be the best version of Android yet – Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Other than those specifications, it will contain an NFC [...]
As you might remember, LG recently launched a new Android phone in Korea, called the Optimus LTE. What makes this phone special, at least from our perspective, is the fact that it is sporting to the world’s first 4.5 inch True HD IPS display, which quite a few industry pundits are saying is more advanced than Samsung’s latest Super HD AMOLED 720p 4.65 inch panel, featured in the upcoming Galaxy Nexus. How do they compare?
LG recently introduced its True HD IPS display, and the company recently held an event in Seoul dedicated to hyping its new screen. [...]
Do you remember this bad boy? In late 2004, Motorola dropped this clamshell, flip-phone, into the phone market. Immediately this device became wildly popular and the Motorola RAZR was quick to become the “best-selling clamshell phone in the world”. Bearing the same popularity in mind, Motorola is preparing to release a smartphone under a similar name.
Rumors suggest that the Motorola Spyder, Droid RAZR, will be “iconic” like it’s predecessor. Motorola has managed to pack a 4.3 inch 960 x 540 pixel Super AMOLED display, 4G LTE, a dual core 1.2 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, and an 8 megapixel camera into this sexy body revealed in the leaked [...]
Telus has announced it will soon be offering HTC’s Desire Android smartphone – but with one big change. It will have a Sony LCD, not a Samsung AMOLED display. This is due to the shortage of AMOLED displays that have caused delays for other devices like HTC’s DROID Incredible.
The HTC Desire runs Android 2.1, and has a 3.7-inch 800 x 480 pixel touchscreen display, as well as a 5 megapixel camera. Telus did not say when it would offer the phone or for how much it would sell the Desire.
Pantech has launched a new high end Android phone, the Vega IM-A650S, for SKY in South Korea, so we doubt we will see this bad boy land here in the States. For your reading and viewing pleasure – the new device offers users a large and bright 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen display, a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, and runs on the Android 2.1 operating system.
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Samsung and AT&T have announced that the AT&T variant of the Galaxy S, the Captivate, is expected to hit store shelves on July 18 and will be available for $199.99, with a two-year service contract. A minimum $15/mo, 200MB data plan is required for activation.
The Captivate Galaxy S touchscreen smartphone features Android 2.1 and sports a high-end feature set that includes a 4-inch super AMOLED display, a 5 megapixel camera that’s capable of recording HD video, a 3D graphics engine, 16GB of storage that is expandable up to 32GB, and a 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor. The phone also offers Bluetooth and [...]