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An OLED uses organic semiconductors to create thin light emitting panels. OLEDs are used to create thin, beautiful, flexible and efficient display and lighting panels, and are the future technology of choice.

Recent OLED News

New OLED gadget: Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Xiaomi's Mi 8 Pro is a high-end smartphone that features a 6.21" notch-type 1080x2248 (402 PPI) Super AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, 6/8 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage, a 12MP dual lens camera and Dual-SIM.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro photo

The Mi 8 Pro will ship by the end of September 2018 for around $560 (6GB model).

Samsung launches modular 110-260 inch modular Active LED TVs in India, are these Micro-LED TVs?

Samsung launched a new home screen TV range in India, called Active LED (also "LED for Home") - modular LED-based TV tiles that are offered in 4 sizes (from 110-inch FHD to 260-inch UHD). These are likely to be Micro-LED emissive displays (or mini-LEDs, most likely), even though Samsung did not actually gave any specifications yet.

Samsung Active LED TV, India

The Active LEDs are priced from 10 million Rs (around $137,000) for the 110" to 35 million Rs ($480,000) for the 260-inch TV. As these are modular TVs, consumers can choose different shapes (but only one of the four available resolutions/sizes).

Audi launches its E-Tron SUV with OLED digital mirrors

Audi officially launched its first electric SUV, the e-tron SUV in San Francisco. As was revealed in the concept e-tron in July, the e-tron uses 7" OLED virtual side mirrors - and external cameras instead of the normal mirrors.

Audi e-Tron prototype virtual mirror (2018)

This is not a new concept, but it is great to see Audi adopt this technology in a serially produced car. In 2012 Audi equipped its R18 sports prototype with a 7.7" virtual rear mirror, and later announced it will bring such mirrors to future e-tron cars.

Video shows Royole's latest flexible, foldable and automotive OLEDs

Earlier this month Royole demonstrated its latest technologies at IFA 2018 - including flexible and foldable AMOLED panels, a large automotive display and a phone/bracelet device made from a foldable OLED. The interesting video below shows these new Royole displays.

Royole's flexible OLED displays are produced at the company's "quasi-G6" (5.5-Gen) OLED production fab in Shenzhen which started production in June 2018. In full capacity, Royole's fab will be able to produce over 50 million flexible OLEDs per year (45,000 monthly substrates).

Rtings.com tests show serious burn-in in LG's OLED TVs after only 4,000 hours of use

Review web site Rtings.com has performed an extensive burn-in trial for LG's 2017 OLEDC7 OLED TV models, and reports that the TVs have shown signs of permanent image-retention, or burn-in after only 4,000 hours.

Rtings have used six OLED TVs, running them from January 2018 for 5 hours each day at a time followed by one hour when the TVs are turned off. This cycle was run 4 times a day. One TV was at maximum brightness, and the rest at only 200 nits. Some played CNN, some a gaming title (FIFA 2018) and some of the TVs played regular TV channels). The TV with the CNN had a clear logo and static bar burn-in images, and the same goes for the FIFA game (but only slightly). The regular TV programs did not suffer from any burn-in.

Cynora to present its latest blue TADF emitter at the OLEDs World Summit conference

TADF developer CYNORA announced that it will present its latest deep-blue TADF emitter material at the OLEDs World Summit which starts today in San Francisco.

Cynora TADF material in lab (photo)

CYNORA's latest material specification were presented in May 2018 - with a CIEy of 0.14, EQE of 20% and a lifetime of 20 hours LT97 at 700 nits. Cynora expects to have blue material in the mass production by 2020, and when its deep-blue material is ready it will start to develop the less challenging highly efficient green and red materials. Last month we have interviewed Cynora's CMO Dr. Andreas Haldi - who talked about TADF, lifetime, color points and more.

Samsung aiming to launch a 75" consumer Micro-LED TV in 2019

According to reports from Taiwan, Samsung Electronics aims to introduce a 75" Micro-LED TV in 2019. Samsung will adopt PlayNitride's LED chips and technologies (and will also take a 30" stake in the Taiwan-based startup to help it increase its production capacity).

In July 2018 Samsung Electronics video and display chief, Han Jong-hee, said that Samsung aims to release a Micro-LED consumer TV next year - The Wall Luxury that will be based on its Wall modular TV. It could be that this will be the 75" TV that will use PlayNitride's chips.