Galaxy Note 7 to have same OLED source suppliers as Galaxy S7 series

Since the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge launched with gorgeous AMOLED displays, Samsung’s sticking to success with the Galaxy Note 7. A new report says that Samsung will remain with the same 3 OLED source suppliers for the upcoming Galaxy Note 7 that it employed for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge: Samsung SDI, The Dow Chemical Company, and Idemitsu Kosan, with these three companies together supplying the green, red, and blue materials for AMOLED display production. This also indicates that Samsung does intend to stick with a Quad HD panel (1440p) for the next Galaxy, and a new report confirms as much.

OLED display production is on the rise, with the number of smartphones boasting AMOLED displays having tripled between 2015 and this year from 5 to 17 (no doubt due to their price reduction) and Samsung, as the world’s largest OLED display manufacturer, intends to live up to its worldwide reputation. Samsung’s AMOLED displays have appeared in products such as the Windows 10-based Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga and the Apple Watch 2 headed to market this Fall, and renown smartphones such as the Huawei Nexus 6P and, most recently, the OnePlus 3. The Korean giant is boosting its OLED display investment to prepare for the 100 million-panel order from Apple for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in 2017.

The Galaxy Note 7, following in the footsteps of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, will have the best display on the market — not just because of its display material but also the new dual-edge curved design. The Galaxy Note 7 edge, the current device moniker, will prove to be the first dual-edge Galaxy Note device in Samsung’s lineup.

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