LG's and Samsung's Display divisions will sort out their differences outside court

LG's and Samsung's Display divisions will sort out their differences outside court
LG and Samsung, or rather their respective Display divisions, have been exchanging kicks and punches in court since quite a while, but it seems that both companies have had enough of this. The news is that their executives have secretly met in a hotel (probably somewhere in South Korea), with the result of the meeting being that they'll now try to sort their differences out through dialog instead of litigation. We approve! Make love, not war, guys!

As you can imagine, Samsung Display has been suing LG Display for infringing on its OLED and PLS patents, while LG Display has been counter-suing Samsung Display for infringing on its OLED patents. Go figure!

Historically, Samsung has been using AMOLED-based displays in pretty much all of its higher-end phones. For those who don't know, the cool thing about these displays is that they deliver stunning images due to their incredibly high contrast ratio and vivid colors. On the flip side, though, their color temperature is somewhat unnatural, allowing the advanced LCD screens of today to gain the advantage in this respect. It is still impossible to say which of the two technologies — AMOLED or LCD — is better, because they both have their pros and cons.

via: SammyHub

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16 Comments

1. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

You have to look deeper into Korean culture to understand that the betterment of their country comes first and foremost among Koreans.

13. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Come on boys hug it out!

2. schinnak

Posts: 116; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

yeah - thats how its done among civilised companies and speaks volume about their culture. Something lacking in a certain US company. When they name a company after a fruit and try to patent it - what else can you expect???

7. tedkord

Posts: 17198; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

After stealing that name from a music company themselves. Then, promising that music company they would never go into music sales in exchange for the right to use the name, the n selling music. No honor among fruits.

3. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Koreans are wise....

4. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Admirable for sure.. A lesson to Apple I think.

5. Ray.S

Posts: 453; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

... Or maybe they have both stolen from each other and determined that it'd be cheaper to just sort things out off-court.

6. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

Maybe they have maybe they haven't but it shows that each company would rather not waste money on court

8. tedkord

Posts: 17198; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Then they were mature enough to realize that, and it would still be a lesson for certain other firms.

14. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

One went the AMOLED route, the other went the LCD route. Two different technologies. What exactly would they stealing from each other here?

9. Abbath

Posts: 99; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

I respect the decison

10. kobainez

Posts: 454; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

SONY created OLED display first then samsung stole it and called it AMOLED. What a stealer..

11. sonyisdead

Posts: 30; Member since: Jan 30, 2013

AMOLED is a type of OLED you retard

12. sonyisdead

Posts: 30; Member since: Jan 30, 2013

Also, Sony didn't create the OLED display. It was Kodak and Sanyo.

15. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

is expected that fandroids will applaud this way of solving things... but they are still fighting amongs themslves and until they sorted out.. we can't judge... i side with LG on this one... due to the track record fo Sammy of stealing

16. R-vjn

Posts: 301; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

I prefer the IPS LCD with its natural looking colors and better whites than the super saturated AMOLEDS..!

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