Samsung Display details new energy-efficient OLED used in the Galaxy S21 Ultra

Ro, 26 January 2021

Samsung Display revealed more details on the new generation of power-efficient OLED panels, which is currently adorning the Galaxy S21 Ultra. Not only is it more efficient but brighter too.

Samsung to release a new generation of energy-efficient OLEDs in 2021

The OLED is cutting the power draw by 16% while increasing brightness too. The results from our Galaxy S21 Ultra testing proves that the display can get really bright and the battery runtimes seem to confirm Samsung's claims that the panel is more efficient as well.

We all know that OLEDs use organic light-emitting diodes and Samsung has come up with a new material that increases the moving speed of the electrons bumping up the brightness.

Samsung to release a new generation of energy-efficient OLEDs in 2021

It's implicit that Samsung will be making this new generation of OLEDs for other manufacturers as well but it's unclear when the new tech will hit the market in a consumer-ready product. As for now, the only way to experience the new tech is to get a Galaxy S21 Ultra.

Source (in Chinese)


Reader comments

What’s HRR? Other issues include improper blacks, very warm hue to the screen 24/7 and flickering screen when it’s black on low brightness. I’ve experienced all of these, though the green tint is only noticeable at night time on low brightness. ...

  • Woohoo
  • 01 Feb 2021
  • 7kk

What other issues are plaguing the 12 series' screens? All I knew was some green tint issue on some models, other than the exclusion of HRR ofc😂

  • MQ
  • 28 Jan 2021
  • 0@$

I use S21 Ultra since yesterday, switched from Z Fold 2, the screen is simply AMAZING

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