Samsung exec says it landed "huge" orders for flexible OLED screens this year, analysts quick to cry Apple
0. phoneArena 15 May 2012, 03:49 posted on
Samsung Electronics VP Kwon Oh-hyun revealed that the company is receiving "huge" orders for its upcoming OLED displays with flexible substrates, which it is marketing under the YOUM brand. Samsung's Korean factories have orders to make no less than 960, 000 flexible OLED panels this year, which is a pretty big number for a fledgling technology. That's why some analysts have been quick to start daydreaming that such a quantity might hint at the Apple behemoth ordering flexible OLEDs for its gadgets...
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1. x7black7x (Posts: 118; Member since: 19 Feb 2012)
love it want to grab one in my hand to know how it feels
2. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
That's like thirty times less than iphone sells, and 12 times less than ipad sells, in one quarter..those analysts are retards
3. remixfa (Posts: 14126; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
gotta agree with ya there. Had they said like 20 million screens.. or even 5-10 million as an initial order, i could of entertained the idea that apple moved from LCD to OLED.. but 960k? yea right. Thats probably for either a Tizen phone to get it noticed or that other company (cant remember the name right now) that is buying exynos processors from samsung for their phones.
6. Razrman (Posts: 68; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)
the company you meant to say that ordered exynos processors is chinese manufacturer Meizu
4. dickwyn (Posts: 601; Member since: 07 May 2012)
*Not less than 960 000. if those were really for i phone by the first weekend it will all vanish
5. tward291 (Posts: 559; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)
could be for nokia windows phone aw i could dream
7. belovedson (Posts: 832; Member since: 30 Nov 2010)
hmm someone wants to make a game changer tablet or smartphone i wonder who
8. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)
Apple does such a good job keeping secrets that no one knows what they'll do.