A huge shift is coming for the South Korean based company Samsung. The Korea Times reports that Samsung is planning to focus on organic light emitting diode displays (OLED) and flexible plastic based displays in place of traditional liquid crystal displays (LCD) going forward.
The Korea Times also advises that Samsung is already working on the Galaxy S4 with plans of revealing it at February’s Mobile World Congress, which we have heard before.
As if that wasn’t enough in the rumor department, Korea Times also claims that Samsung is working on the Galaxy Note 3. Apparently the new phablet will increase the screen size even further, with a staggering 6.3 inch OLED display.
The OLED magic won’t end there. Samsung will also be selling a line of 55 inch OLED televisions starting next year.
“The global LCD industry is seeing signs of a major shift as Samsung is spending less on conventional LCDs. With money saved from LCD restructuring, the firm plans to spend more on OLED and flexible displays. Profitability is the top priority for Samsung’s display-making business next year,” an executive from a part supplier to Samsung said on Monday.
Keep in mind that this is all unofficial and should be taken with a grain of salt. Could this be the beginning of a major shift in display types? Or is this all nothing but a rumor?[ source ]