According to sources inside Samsung’s supply chain, a test batch of its three sided Youm display panel has entered limited production. Some are speculating that this display could end up in the Galaxy Note 4.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 might come with a curved display for a few limited markets, but a straight display for most. In anticipation of Samsung launching the Galaxy Note 4 at IFA in September, ‘people familiar with the matter’ are ramping up the idea that the Note 4 will come in yet another set of flavors, one with a curved display and one without.
Nokia may not have joined LG and Samsung in taking home any awards from the SID 2014 conference, but they may just be the ones to watch for the future of flexible displays. Nokia announced a 5.9-inch OLED panel with the ability to fold to an amazing 2mm radius. Now, that’s what I call flexible.
Curved displays look set to become increasingly common. CES 2014 saw the unveiling of various curved televisions, and the appropriately named LG G Flex is a similarly curvy phone. If you fancy the idea of adding the curvy device to your pocket, it’s available to pre-order from AT&T for $299.99 on a two year contract. Order now and it’ll ship on 4th February.
We’ve just received the first press images of the LG G Flex, and it looks very, how should I say – curvaceous. Coming in at a whopping 6 inches, it’s rumored to be launching “sometime next month” according to our source. And, while specs and pricing are unknown, it’s believed that this device will be packing the very latest in both display and processing technology, meaning to say it will launch with a 1080p display, and a Snapdragon 800 SoC, though we’ll have to wait until we get this rumor confirmed. The curve of the device itself is very different from…