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Samsung to buy Novaled for longer-lasting, more efficient Super AMOLED displays

0. phoneArena 30 Jul 2013, 02:08 posted on

Samsung has set its eyes on Novaled, a company that is developing the PIN OLED technology that allows longer-lasting organic LED display panels with lower power consumption...

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posted on 30 Jul 2013, 02:14 4

1. hung2900 (Posts: 769; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)


That's where you should use your income for, Samsung
Marketing is essential but it's enough

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 02:23 2

2. iushnt (Posts: 600; Member since: 06 Feb 2013)


Good move..use your cash sammy..!!

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 02:52 7

3. Just.Me (Posts: 23; Member since: 24 Apr 2013)


$200 Million - hmmm, that calls for samsungs petty cash drawer to be opened. You know, where small change is kept

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 02:53 5

4. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)


Never heard of Novaled before, but a pretty good buy there if it improves on battery life and endurance.

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 03:50

7. rantao333 (Posts: 193; Member since: 21 May 2013)


lol, novaled is providing the material for OLED for samsung all the while. and is the real innovative company behind samsung's amoled.

u dont really think samsung invented evyerthing?

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 04:07 3

8. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)


I dont think Samsung invented everything, i thought they stole everything. /s

You know, they have patent issues with LG over OLED screens as well

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 04:40 2

10. whoyton2 (banned) (Posts: 142; Member since: 19 Jun 2013)


What have they stole exactly? Look dude stop hating on samsung on every article it's not very good for you!

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 04:58 3

13. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)


/s = sarcasm

I dont really know who is at fault regarding the Samsung VS LG's patent case on OLED screens.

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 07:32 1

16. CanYouSeeTheLight (Posts: 725; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


Fail, ever heard of sarcasm? Welcome to the internet.

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 09:40

17. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)


I just hope they can control the blue pixel's rate of degredation. It's been a bit over a year since my mother got her S3, and you can already tell the color balance is starting to warp. It's very faint, but by the 2 year mark I'm sure it'll be noticeable.

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 02:56 1

5. Danishs (Posts: 147; Member since: 23 May 2013)


Hopefully brighter

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 03:38 1

6. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2337; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


So now Super AMOLEDs would be more durable just like LCDs. Good move Sammy.

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 04:32 1

9. JMartin22 (Posts: 712; Member since: 30 Apr 2013)


If they make this move, hopefully we'll see the pay off in next year's Galaxy S5

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 11:22

18. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)


Not that quickly. They haven't even acquired them yet, they're looking to. Even then, the whole process is super slow, and it'll take a minimum of two years to do anything with the new technology, even after an acquisition would be completed.

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 04:46

11. xoxoGeorges (Posts: 194; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)


Good to see them spend cash on something that is not marketing

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 04:54

12. tiara6918 (Posts: 1322; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


super amoled ftw!

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 05:19

14. Sondae (Posts: 182; Member since: 02 Jan 2013)


This is one good new a good lasting screen and energy efficient since most of the battery consume on screen. I just hope this will solved on a burned screen.

posted on 30 Jul 2013, 06:54 2

15. samsuper (Posts: 29; Member since: 18 Apr 2013)


Samsung is still giving this costly super amoled to their customers. Not like retina gimmicks.
Best of luck for Samsung.

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