Marketshare of capacitive touchscreen devices to rise in 2010This article contains unofficial information.
The two Korean firms also areincreasing the percentage of touchscreen phones using a capacitivedisplay rather than the resistive display that requires pressure fromanything that can be pressed on the screen, like a finger, stylus orpen cap. Capacitive screens turn the touch of a finger into electricalcharges that the screen reads to move items around.. Samsung expectsthat 65% of it's touchscreens will have capacitive display in 2010while 20% of LG's touchscreen phones are expected to be capacitive nextyear. While more expensive than resistive displays, the number ofphones using capacitive screens is expected to rise nearly fourfoldfrom 2008 to the end of 2013, thanks to the popularity of handsets likethe Apple iPhone, the BlackBerryStorm2, the Palm Pre and the Motorola DROID-all of which use the morecostly type of display.
source: TelecomsKorea via UnwiredView