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Applied Materials ‘ CEO, Gary Dickerson, says that demand for advanced chips and technologies will keep rising as the smartphone race gets tighter and tighter. Specifically regarding OLED displays, Gary estimates that in the early innings of the adoption of OLED into mobile devices. Gary says that even at the rate of equipment being purchased today, the OLED market represents at least a $2 billion opportunity for Applied. And it is expected that the rate of adoption of OLED displays will increase. Read more about Applied Materials says that we're just at the beginning of the OLED adoption cycle
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Panasonic’s EZ950 is a family of flat 4K OLED TVs that are similar to the company’s high-end “professional-quality” EZ1000 OLED TVs , but without the “Master OLED” technologies (such as the Absolute Black Filter technologies and the user-defined 3D LUTs). The EZ950 comes in either 55″ or 65″ and use Panasonic’s Studio Color HCX2 processor, the FireFox-based My Home Screen 2 smart engine. The EZ950 (EZ952 in the UK) will launch in the summer of 2017.
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Bloomberg says that Apple is in discussions with BOE Display to supply OLED displays for next generation iPhones. According to the story, Apple has been testing BOE’s displays for months but has not made a decision yet. The deal under discussion is not for the 2017 iPhone ( which will exclusively use Samsung-made OLED ), but for the one coming in 2018 or maybe even later. The 2017 iPhone 8 (or will it be a >$1000 iPhone X ?) will reportedly use AMOLED displays for at least one variant. These will be produced by Samsung Display, and reports from 2016 suggested that Apple paid $4.3 billion upfront to secure 100 million panels . A couple of days ago it was reported that Apple ordered an extra 60 million OLED panels from Samsung Display . Read more about Is Apple in talks with BOE regarding a future AMOLED deal?
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There are many reports that detail Apple’s 2017 iPhone lineup, and it seems quite certain that Apple will indeed release a high-end iPhone model that will adopt a flexible OLED . Those OLEDs will be produced by Samsung Display ( Apple apparently paid $4 billion in advance to secure those displays ). According to a new report from Fast Company, Apple will introduce three new iPhones in 2017 – the iPhone 7S and 7S Plus, with 4.7″ and 5.5″ LCD displays, and premium 5.8″ iPhone that will sport the OLED display. Fast Company says that this phone will be called the iPhone X (as in the 10th iPhone), and it introduce several new features (besides the new display technology) – and carry a price tag of over $1,000. Read more about Will Apple's 10th Anniversary OLED iphone cost over $1,000?
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BOE Display announced that it signed an agreement with a Hefei municipal government to co-invest 1 billion CNY (around $145 million USD) in a new OLED TV production line in Hefei. BOE will invest 80% of the funds, and the rest will be provided by the Hefei government. BOE already has a 8.5-Gen pilot line in Hefei , which is actually producing commercial OLED TV panels , albeit in very small volumes. It 2014 it was reported that BOE plans a $1 billion OLED TV line in Hefei . Read more about BOE Display to establishe a $145 million OLED TV production line in Hefei
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Novaled has started constructing its new €20 million fab and office buildings. The new facility will be located in the north of Dresden, and will comprise of a renovated old mill that will be turned into a prestigious office building and a new 110-meter long R&D plant with state-of-the-art research areas, laboratories and clean rooms. Novaled says it is the world’s only supplier of organic dopants for mass produced OLED displays – and also in OLED lighting panels. Novaled’s materials are also used in OPV devices. Read more about Novaled breaks ground on a new €20 million facility
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Digital Trends posted this nice video showing LG’s OLED technologies demonstrated a few weeks ago at CES 2017. The video shows a commercial display built from tiled curved 77″ OLED panels, LG’s new Crystal Sound OLEDs which turn the slightly flexible OLED TV screen into speaker and a 55″ transparent OLED (which has been demonstrated before ). Read more about Video shows LGD's new CES OLED technologies
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Japan Display announced that it is developing flexible LCD displays. JDI demonstrated a 5.5″ FHD (401PPI) LCD that it brands as FULL ACTIVE FLEX. This display uses a plastic substrate which makes the display flexible and also very durable. JDI says it plans to start mass producing such displays in 2018. The 5.5″ FHD display’s normal refresh rate is 60Hz, but it can be driven at 15Hz which significantly reduces the power consumption. The brightness of the display is 500 cd/m 2 and the contrast ratio is 1500:1. Read more about JDI is developing flexible LCD displays, will start production in 2018
Lenovo’s P2 is an Android smartphone that features a 5.5″ FHD (401 PPI) Super AMOLED display, a snapdragon 625 CPU, 3/4GB of RAM and 32/64 GB of storage. The P2 is now shipping in China and India for around $250 (32GB model).
New OLED gadget: Lenovo P2
According to the OLED Association, BOE Technology ‘s first 6-Gen OLED fab in Chengdu, which BOE started constructing in May 2015, is on track to begin production in the 2nd half of 2017 (later than first estimates, but earlier than the revised ones). Production capacity will be 45,000 glass substrates. BOE will invest a total of $3 billion USD in this new fab, but part of that is funded by Chengdu’s High-Tech Industrial Development Zone. The new fab follow BOE’s current 4.5-Gen pilot line that is already producing AMOLED displays. Read more about BOE's 6-Gen AMOLED fab in Chengdu on track to begin production towards the end of 2017