Inside LG's 6" flexible display: largest phone OLED panel will bring feathery devices
0. phoneArena 07 Oct 2013, 06:27 posted on
One of the big advantages of moving to flexible plastic substrates is not the flexible form factor, but rather that the displays can be made physically thinner and lighter. LG's 6" screen package is just 0.44mm thin - that's the thinnest mobile phone screen out there. Not only that, but since it is built with plastic instead of glass, it is also incredibly light at only 7.2g for the whole thing, a world record for a mobile display. We also have to bear in mind that what we are talking about here is also the largest phone OLED screen produced, with the closest being the 5.7" screen on the Note 3...
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1. cezarepc (Posts: 575; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)
Put this on an Xperia, now that would be one tough momma.
2. Jishnusur (Posts: 73; Member since: 07 Oct 2013)
LG is gonna beat the crap Outa Samsung! :D
I have few details from the LG Z..
I have the camera.apk of the G2 and it also shows the aspects of LG G Z.. If Anyone wants I can put up a screenshot of the same..
3. Jishnusur (Posts: 73; Member since: 07 Oct 2013)
Sorry for the double post
M a DEV at XDa ;) I havethe files decompiled ..
4. Akfred (banned) (Posts: 76; Member since: 08 Nov 2012)
Please can you share the link of the apk?
11. Jishnusur (Posts: 73; Member since: 07 Oct 2013)
Cant post URLs friend.. My account has to be 7 days old atleast..
But it wil come with a 13MP cam most probably the same as of G2 and Video BitRate of 20MB/s..
13. rd_nest (Posts: 770; Member since: 06 Jun 2010)
Another LG shill in phonearena.
Phonearena has become a marketing ground for LG.
They say LG has the 'record' for largest OLED screen, but they forget to mention that LG's solution is more than 3x thicker and weighs more.
As usual LG marketing in PA is obvious.
5. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2694; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
"displays can be made physically thinner"
So this is the main reason behind flexible displays, now we will be able to see much thinner phones in recent future.
6. Chris.P (Posts: 292; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)
Phones can already be made so thin that they're uncomfortable to hold. Thinner displays can play a much more important role -- namely, finally allow room for batteries large enough to ensure a full day's worth of charge is the bare minimum.
8. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2694; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
Yes, you're right and also it'll allow other upcoming hardware technologies to reside inside and also makes the phone lighter.
17. heyhi (Posts: 125; Member since: 19 Feb 2013)
LG and Samsung didnt mention anything about scratch resistance??
they are less prone to braking and how about scratching??
10. aayupanday (Posts: 518; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)
How about Stereo speakers integrated in these types of displays?
12. pslee (Posts: 39; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)
with all these new technologies, we are still using lithium-ion batteries, which was used on cellphones 10 years ago. someone that comes up with a better technology batteries that can last a week will rack major cash in this line of business.
18. lifeyourlive (Posts: 126; Member since: 23 Aug 2013)
It is hard to come up with new battery technology. And even if somebody does and few people already did (illinois university, the girl who won LG contest), their ideas are swept under the carpet. Where are those technology? They are a big threat for oil companies. Phone that could last a week on one charge is just too much, imagine that power used in cars. Some ragheads could really lose a lot of money if strong batteries were to be implemented into cars. So that's the reason too and they know and we know it too.
15. Derekjeter (Posts: 291; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)
so you're telling me that this display will have the same specs as my LG G 2
16. Derekjeter (Posts: 291; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)
will it have NFC chip wireless charger Large battery 13mgp camera.? if it does sign me up I'll be the first one to buy it