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Samsung having trouble with its YOUM flexible display yields, devices put off for H1 2013

0. phoneArena 28 Sep 2012, 09:11 posted on

If Samsung manages to figure it out by year-end, high-resolution unbreakable AMOLED screens with RGB pixel matrices and plastic substrate are poised to enter devices in the first half of next year at the earliest. Samsung is the company that broke a football field worth of display glass to make those HD Super AMOLED screens, after all, so we keep our hopes high.

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posted on 28 Sep 2012, 09:16 14

1. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 867; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


Game Changer!

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 11:18 8

12. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1104; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)


Samsung...Innovation personified!

posted on 29 Sep 2012, 14:36

18. Droiddoes (unregistered)


Yup. Sucks that apple filed for a patenton the idea of the tech 5 years ago right?

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 09:17 6

2. Aeires (unregistered)


New technology, and highly innovate at that. No real surprises here that it's taking some time to work out, but the wait will be worth it if they can figure out some beneficial real world uses for this.

In the meantime, the display on the Note 2 phone is getting great reviews, it's not like we are having to use poor technology until this gets ready for mainstream consumption.

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 09:17 4

3. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)


Didn't Apple patent this yesterday? Funny, Apple has a patent with just a doodle and Nokia/Sammy have no patents despite working protos? Funny USPTO. PS:Anyone who'd actually write to them regarding Apple's dumb patents and having an idea if patents like rounded corners/trademarks like App Store can be revoked?

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 10:00 1

4. Googlethis (Posts: 170; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


hey can you post a link to the one that is talking about apple patenting flex screen tech. not to critosize just want to read it.

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 10:07 3

5. Jobes (Posts: 364; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)


They aren't patenting the tech for the screen they are patenting the use of the tech in a phone that uses it lol. So in other words they are saying they will use the tech in a certain way.. preventing the actual MAKERS of the screen from using it in that way.

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 10:15 2

6. Googlethis (Posts: 170; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


thats crap how can the own the patent on the use of somthing that they don't own

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 11:04 3

11. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)


I take this opportunity to welcome you to the love affair between Apple, copying, patenting, litigation, USPTO and obvviously the US courts.

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 10:16 1

7. Googlethis (Posts: 170; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


and thanks for clearifying that.

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 10:49 3

8. Jobes (Posts: 364; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)


Its America they do what they want.. look at their track record.. rectangle rounded corners.. swipe to unlock.. pinch zoom.. scroll bounce.. slowing and speeding up of scrolling.. multitouch.. unified search.. c'mon Its effin stupid. Coming next week Apple patents action of putting in a patent causing everyone who applies for a patent to violate it and be sued.

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 10:50 1

9. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)


techcrunch.com/2012/09/27/apple-patents-in-screen-​speakers-flexible-displays-and-tactile-keyboards-f​or-future-iphones-and-ipads/ : Here you go.

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 10:54 4

10. Googlethis (Posts: 170; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


this just keeps getting worse by the minute we really need to go over the patent system and iron out the loop holes for anti competatative behavior and thank you for the no_nonsense

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 12:54

13. Googlethis (Posts: 170; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


thank you for the link No_nonsense

posted on 29 Sep 2012, 04:34

17. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)


Not an issue mate.

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 14:05

14. Jphones (Posts: 235; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


I can't even describe how crazy phone technology and design will be next year. Ha see how technology came first apple not design.

posted on 28 Sep 2012, 23:29

15. bizz0216 (Posts: 2; Member since: 28 Sep 2012)


Wow this could change the way smartphone are made in the future

posted on 29 Sep 2012, 00:39

16. loken (Posts: 462; Member since: 09 May 2012)


sony! use these ASAP and make an ARC 2

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