Samsung cuts LCD production, shifts focus to new QD-OLED displays

19 August 2019
We'll likely see QD-OLED debut on Samsung's high-end TV lineup before making its debut on smartphones.

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So after all those years saying QLED is better than OLED, they're still moving to OLED anyway.

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ProJames-CHM, 20 Aug 2019My Tab S5e definitely doesn't have PenTile AMOLED. I have an A5 ... moreBecause A5 is older cheaper screen. S5e is much newer with higher quality screen.
10" rgb oled probably costs more than the whole Tab 5e.

Same will happen if you compare iphone 6 (2014) against iphone 8 (2017).

Why would they put on midrange tablet and not on S/Note when RGB oled is way better than Pentile?

RGB oled has shoter life than Pentile, that is why used on TVs because TVs are indoor.
No need to push brightness to be seen outside.




Anonymous, 20 Aug 2019Nokia 808 was only RGB oled so far. Tab S uses pentile too. RGB... moreMy Tab S5e definitely doesn't have PenTile AMOLED. I have an A5 2015 with the same DPI and the A5's PenTile is "noticeable" (the display still looks sharp), unlike the tablet which looks like it has proper RGB.

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Thought the industry was moving towards uLED. Guess not.

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ProJames-CHM, 19 Aug 2019Colors: Just use Basic, Amoled Cinema or Amoled Photo and proble... moreNokia 808 was only RGB oled so far. Tab S uses pentile too.
RGB oled are very expensive, that is why only TVs and professional monitors have.


hmm, 19 Aug 2019Somesung dont make products cheaper they only make materials che... moreI dont like this neither... BUT, it calls business.

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Kingslayer, 19 Aug 2019Samsung duped a generation with their OLED displays that offers ... moreWhat's the point of black UI theme when most of the time apps are being used?

Also the most used apps are browsers and it's pretty rare to see a website that offers dark mode. When image is majority white, oled spends 2x the power LCD uses.

No surprise that many phones with worse CPU litography (12nm, 16nm) + LCD + 3600 mAh last more than oled flagships that use 4000+ mAh.


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Anonymous, 19 Aug 2019The goal is to change your tv faster. First on a 2 year schedule... moreLOL! That's exactly what I think!

I still dont get it! They make OLED to save battery but produce a smartphone with a small battery? Come on! Look at the Asus Zenfone 6 and Honor 20 series! They're half the price of most of the flagships yet still provide better battery backup🙄.

They should've made a Qled smartphone.It is on par with OLED interms of contrast and brightness yet offers better durability and longevity at a small price!!!

OLED is just a marketing strategy so that you have to change your smartphone and TV every year😂

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Kingslayer, 19 Aug 2019Samsung duped a generation with their OLED displays that offers ... moreSo do I!😑 They should've just make a QLED Smartphone!

Quantum Dot + LCD = QLED

Kingslayer, 19 Aug 2019Samsung duped a generation with their OLED displays that offers ... moreColors: Just use Basic, Amoled Cinema or Amoled Photo and problem solved. Since the S10, the display will automatically use the content's color profile, which means always accurate colors. Only pics and videos supported for this auto color
PenTile: RGB AMOLEDs exist and they sell them. Their tablets do not use PenTile for example.
Blue shift: They improved a lot on that field since the S3 days for example. Problem reduced but not eradicated.
Burn-in: Yep that's OLED alright. But covered in warranty (at least where I live).

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Mailman, 19 Aug 2019Did they brake some law or doing it illegally? If you want to ... moreSomesung dont make products cheaper they only make materials cheaper for them selves to then sell still over priced and nothing will change to end user on price point. Only Samsung make more profit thanks to making everything in house.

Samsung duped a generation with their OLED displays that offers cartoony colors, potential burn-in, blue shifts, and PenTile which offers less pixel density.

The only thing I ever liked from OLED is offering true blacks since no light is being emitted. Great for using a black theme to save battery life and for always-on displays to check for notifications. Other than that, I prefer LCD.

People should check out a Pixel 3 / 3 XL at Best Buy. About a month ago, I did. The ones for display have their brightness at the highest level all day. After a few months, the whites on the display starts to turn pink.

I am not a fan of OLED.

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Mailman, 19 Aug 2019Did they brake some law or doing it illegally? If you want to ... moreSince LG owns the Kodak patents for WOLED using white OLEDS, Samsung would never pay them a licensing fee. So they waited until Blue OLEDs had a long enough brightness half life so they could use those with a Red/Green Quantum Dot Color filer instead. Should have better color accuracy and brighter also.

g6 user, 19 Aug 2019well as for now OLED QLED NANO CELL IPS well lets see how ... moreI would put LCD/IPS so low Qled is LCD anyways amazing how versatile/ robust LCD really is

Mini led is just 2 months away (TCL 8 series) and then we have twin displays like the Hisense u9e that's virtually equal to OLED in terms of deep blacks, contrast and beating in nits of brightness

Isn't LCD just great

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GAMIRSFM, 19 Aug 2019Oh, so we see the new QOLED on smartphones?Yes ... Xperia XZ3 and Xperia 1.

Quantum Dots are used to increase colour gamut. That is why even LCD xperia have very high sRGB and DCI-P3 values, higher than oled phones.

Triluminos = quantum dots

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g6 user, 19 Aug 2019well as for now OLED QLED NANO CELL IPS well lets see how ... moreQLED is just LCD + quantum dots ...

Sony calls it Triluminos and LG calls Quantum IPS.

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Anonymous, 19 Aug 2019So now the degrading organic tech is going its way to the Samsun... moreThe goal is to change your tv faster. First on a 2 year schedule and then every year. Like on the smartphone business. And thus means more sales for the giant.

Anonymous, 19 Aug 2019Nothing new, samsung is always copyingDid they brake some law or doing it illegally?
If you want to make product cheaper you will not copy but make something yourself, what Samsung successfully is doing.

galaxyS15, 19 Aug 201920202020 or 2021 ??????

GAMIRSFM, 19 Aug 2019Oh, so we see the new QOLED on smartphones?2020