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Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the LCD, with regular updates and all the information you need.
According to insider sources, Samsung is planning to move around 300 workers from its now-closed TV LCD panel manufacturing division to its semiconductor manufacturing unit. This plan comes amidst one of Samsung Electronics‘ display units that stopped producing LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) panels for TVs. Sources quote the reason as being falling prices and steep competition […]
Just as Samsung's LCD divestment was about to break some new records in corporate deliberateness, the tech giant suddenly shifted into overdrive by finalizing a blockbuster factory sale to China. Newly emerged reports out of South Korea claim Samsung found a buyer for its LCD plant in Suzhou. Located in the Jiangsu Province on the […]
Samsung continues adding to its LCD outsourcing effort which most recently expanded with a TV contract given to Hansol Technics, a South Korean display manufacturer based out of Seoul. Hansol was actually a Samsung Group subsidiary until it was spun off in 1991. Samsung family relatives maintained ownership of the chaebol to this day. Samsung already […]
Samsung used to source large-sized LCD panels for its TVs from Sharp. However, the company decided to stop the supply and Samsung has been in trouble since. The company was to source around 1 million panels from LG Display, Innolux, and BOD. LG LG Display started negotiating with Samsung for supplying LCD panels in January, […]
Samsung found itself in a bit of a pickle when Sharp notified the company late last year that it would stop supplying it with LCD panels. Sharp decided to end supply to Samsung after being acquired by Foxconn, a decision that was likely meant to promote the company's own TVs instead of backing Samsung in […]
Samsung Display is reportedly going to reduce the supply of LCD panels for tablets as it's said to be increasing production of OLED panels for tablets. Demand for OLED panels is already soaring for smartphones and it appears that Samsung's display affiliate is expecting a similar rush in the tablet market. This is one of […]
A division of market research firm TrendForce, WitsView, has released a new report which reveals that LCD TV shipments increased by 1.6 percent annually across the globe to reach 219.2 million units. The shipment growth has been attributed to strong sales in North America and the increasing affordability of large TVs. Samsung remained the top […]
Samsung Display is one of the leading suppliers of display panels in the world. Chinese panel suppliers have aggressively been making investments to try and win some of its market share. There has been speculation recently that Apple could start sourcing panels from Chinese suppliers but market analysts in South Korea are of the view […]
Several manufacturers have switched to OLED displays given the kind of benefits they offer compared to standard LCD panels. This has led to a massive surge in shipments, mostly for Samsung, which reportedly controls about 99% of the global smartphone OLED market. The information was provided by research firm IHS. The company saw a record […]
There was a time when Samsung was heavily invested in LCD technology but it has moved on since then. The company now favors AMOLED displays for its devices and is ramping up production to meet its own demand as well as demand from companies that source displays from Samsung. “A Day with AMOLED” is a […]
A report out of Korea claims that Samsung Display has spun off its OLED business as part of group-wide efforts by Samsung to restructure unprofitable businesses. An official familiar with the issue cited in the report says that the company has separated its OLED business division and more of Samsung Display's workforce has joined the new […]
News reports out of Korea suggest that Samsung has decided to suspend operations in another LCD plant and that it's replacing the production line with that for LED panels. Apparently, Samsung Display is going to cease LCD production at its facility in Asan, South Chungcheong Province, by the end of this year. It's reportedly going to […]
If there's one thing that has always separated Samsung's high-end phones from the competition, it is the AMOLED display technology the Korean manufacturer loves using. The upcoming Galaxy Tab S tablets will be bringing AMOLED displays to tablets after a single AMOLED tablet released back in 2011, and a few retail images show how Samsung […]