(9 days left!) Be the first with a 200MP camera! Visit Samsung to reserve and gain $100 in Samsung credit!

SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

Samsung’s new foldable and UDC panels reveal an exciting future

Display
By 

Last updated: May 17th, 2021 at 11:03 UTC+02:00

Samsung Display today unveiled a range of new OLED panel options. This gives us a glimpse of the kind of devices that we can expect from the company in the future. The new options include significantly larger foldable panels in addition to an Under Display Camera panel.

The new display panels were unveiled as part of the Display Week 2021 exhibition. Much as you’d expect, it’s an online exhibition in which Samsung is participating virtually.

Samsung has some exciting devices up its sleeve

It has long been rumored that Samsung is going to introduce a bi-folding Galaxy device. Samsung Display’s new S-Foldable OLED panel is going to make that happen. This panel can be part of an in-folding or out-folding device. When folded twice, the device can be used like a smartphone and when it’s unfolded, it reaches a maximum size of 7.2-inches.

Samsung’s slidable displays have long been the subject of much speculation as well. The company has a ton of patents on the technology as well. A prototype of the Slidable OLED display has now been revealed. This technology makes it possible to extend the screen horizontally without requiring any folds.

 

In what might be an indication that foldable Samsung tablets are coming, Samsung Display has shown off a 17-inch foldable panel today. It provides the screen real estate worthy of a tablet in the 4:3 aspect ratio when unfolded. A tablet with this display panel will certainly be a lot more versatile than anything on the market today.

Lastly, the company has unveiled its Under Panel Camera display. The solution it has showcased today is for notebooks, something that we’ve seen it tease previously as well. The front camera is mounted under the panel to allow for a truly edge-to-edge panel.

However, it’s expected that we’ll see this technology on Samsung’s phone in the near future. The Galaxy Z Fold 3 is likely to feature an Under Display Camera.

Source Display Samsung Display
Load 0 comments

You might also like

Samsung’s new 120Hz OLED display for laptops could be used in Galaxy Book 3 Ultra

Samsung Display has unveiled a new OLED panel for laptops. It measures 16 inches diagonally, has a 3K resolution with a 16:10 aspect ratio, and features a 120Hz refresh rate. The company claims that it is the world’s first laptop OLED panel with an integrated touchscreen. It revealed that the panel would be used in […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 8 hours ago

Samsung is working on Lifelike Pixels for OLED screens

Just days before unveiling the Galaxy S23 series, Samsung applied for a trademark for a new display technology that will be used in future products. The South Korean firm’s display manufacturing arm appears to be making improvements to its already stellar OLED technology. In South Korea, Samsung has applied for trademark registration (via GalaxyClub) for […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 4 days ago

Xiaomi phone with Samsung E6 OLED breaks Android display brightness record

Samsung recently showcased its newest OLED panel—E6 Super AMOLED—for smartphones that can reach up to 2,000 nits of peak brightness. It is the same panel used in the iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max. Now, Android smartphone makers have started using the same panel, and Xiaomi’s latest phone seems to have broken […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 4 days ago

Samsung is reportedly making OLED displays for iPad Pro, MacBook Pro

Samsung has always been Apple’s biggest OLED panel supplier. It makes OLED screens for high-end iPhones and some Apple Watches. Now, the companies are reportedly working together on OLED screens for upcoming iPads and MacBooks. According to a report from South Korea’s ET News, Apple and Samsung Display have started working on OLED panel development […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 4 days ago

Samsung’s new OLED screen can be folded inward and outward

At CES 2023, Samsung showcased a variety of smartphone and laptop OLED display panels, including the Flex Hybrid, Flex Slideable Solo, and Flex Slidable Duet. Now, the company also showcased a new OLED display that can fold both ways, offering a flexible solution for foldable smartphones. Samsung Display’s Flex In & Out, which was showcased […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 4 days ago

Despite strong performance, Samsung’s QD-OLED TV didn’t sell enough

Last year, Samsung unveiled its first OLED TV—S95B—in over a decade. While it wasn’t the South Korean firm’s flagship 4K TV, it still managed to get more attention and praise than the QN95B (Samsung’s flagship 4K TV of 2022). And that’s due to the QD-OLED TV’s exceptional colors, viewing angles, contrast ratio, deep blacks, and […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 week ago