Report: Samsung GALAXY Note III to be equipped with a 6 inch non-flexible AMOLED display

Report: Samsung GALAXY Note III to be equipped with a 6 inch non-flexible AMOLED display
Despite rumors that Samsung is considering a flexible screen for the Samsung GALAXY Note III, an investment firm in South Korea says that the display on the next version of Samsung's phablet will be made of non-flexible glass. Korea Investment & Securities Co. forecasts that the device will feature a 6 inch AMOLED screen. Earlier speculation called for the Samsung GALAXY Note III to sport a 5.99 inch display.

In a report to clients, the investment house said that it does not believe that Samsung is ready to mass produce flexible OLED screens, and that the Korean based manufacturer needs more time to "adopt it for the major models." According to one report, Samsung Display plans on producing the flexible OLED screens at its A2 P3 line where only 24,000 screens can be currently produced a month. That will not even come close to the numbers that Samsung would need to fulfill demand.

Fellow Korean manufacturer LG had previously announced that it would deliver a handset with a flexible display before the end of the year, but it too is said to be having problems mass-producing the part. As a result, speculation is that LG will delay the launch of a smartphone with a flexible display. Both Samsung and LG use different technologies in producing their flexible screens.

The Samsung GALAXY Note III could be unveiled at IFA 2013 in Berlin and is expected to be launched in the third quarter of this year.

source: OLED-DISPLAY.net via AndroidAuthority

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41 Comments

1. Daftama

Posts: 639; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Do not delay be the leader

7. AnTuTu

Posts: 1592; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

It has to be edge to edge if that is the screen size. I think Sammy is not fully ready with its Flexible but who knows what they are cooking :)

41. Daftama

Posts: 639; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Spoke with a sammy rep they said most likely 2014 and it will be its own line up....they dont want to take away from what sells already incase ppl dont like it they have a choice. ...they want a new line up every2-3 when I mean line I mean high end like s4 note 2 than s5 note 3 tln the flexible its own line up

14. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

5.9(9) is effectively 6 inches. With a screen resolution of 1080p, a 5.9 (even 6.0) inch screen will probably fit inside of the present Note II chassis footprint. Add in the processor, camera, S-pen, etc. upgrades, and the Note III becomes compelling. Guess what I will be buying when it becomes available on VZW?

21. Phaze0085

Posts: 124; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

5.99" is close, but its no cigar.

28. AnTuTu

Posts: 1592; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Trolls thumb me down hahaha nice one

26. sharks

Posts: 236; Member since: Feb 16, 2013

Finally some tasty news to keep us satisfied until Google I/O. I want more!!

2. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

New design 4000+mah More Spen capabilities and apps Low-light shots improvement, i doubt Octo core or s800 Rgb M.FullHD sAmoled Hoping

18. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

still no RGB coz sAMOLED plus is RGD... remaining is still pentile

30. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

.. RGB*

3. Daftama

Posts: 639; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

We need a change. . Octa core 2.9gz push it to the limits

10. yyuu1000

Posts: 260; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

it will over heat and it will not be suported and by the way intel makes those but for PC

4. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Please LG and Samsung, don't delay!

5. kingdtg

Posts: 9; Member since: Feb 17, 2013

All Phone Killer......Note III

6. Kurai unregistered

it's not even a phone anymore . . .

8. Topcat488

Posts: 1411; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Because it's a PHABLET.

15. Kurai unregistered

that's why i said it's not a phone anymore . . .

22. Phaze0085

Posts: 124; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

its magical is what it is.

29. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

It doesn't need to be a to phone..to be a phone killer.... note series has proved it's worth...

31. Leo_MC

Posts: 6618; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Why would one buy a phone that's not a phone but is a "phone killer" without being a real phone when one can buy a tablet or an ultrabook?!

33. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

It is a phone and a mini tablet.. Just try and you will find the goodies of technology. Dont stick with your iphone or ipad

34. Leo_MC

Posts: 6618; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

I use a phone for communicating and a Windows powered laptop for productivity, office and some media. I have no use of a huge phone/tiny tablet.

36. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

Ok. We just want all-in-one device.epic

39. Leo_MC

Posts: 6618; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

A good all-in-one device is a laptop with GSM sim card and BT headset. A bad device is Note.

37. nobelset

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

Might as well buy a nokia 3310 and a laptop, if that's your point. F. Y. I since the note series have large screens we can actually use tablet optimized apps pretty well.

40. Leo_MC

Posts: 6618; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Note can't do anything my average size phone can't (except pen realated apps); but my phone has an advantage: it fits in my palm and in my pockets. When I need to see a presentation, a video, a worksheet 5-7" screens are way too small so I take out my 13" laptop. When I need to write an email no software can compare to a Vaio or a Thinkpad physical keyboard. Taking pictures with tablets (even tiny ones) is stupid; I rather do it with my average size phone. An app designed to fit on a 4" 480x800 screen looks like sh*t on 6" (tiny tablets like Note/Mega can't run tablet written apps). Android can't compare to Windows; ARM can't compare to Intel's i5/7; Samsung memory can't compare to Corsair and whatever videocard has a tiny tablet, it can only run games with 5-10 years ago quality. When I talk to my phone I don't look stupid and I have no problem holding it in my hand like I would with a tiny tablet. For my business calls I have a feature phone too. So, why should I use a stupid hybrid that has the worst from both worlds?

9. mikewillz

Posts: 52; Member since: May 03, 2013

I think the Note 3 will be my next upgrade from the Droid DNA.

11. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

Premium please!!! Not premium plastic

12. james1

Posts: 97; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

I want to get a note 3 but 6" is way too big for me even with a small bezel, I just can't see how I could fit it in my pocket. I think it would be cool if samsung made a galaxy note with flexible screen so that you can roll it up like rolling a piece of paper around a pen.

20. Phaze0085

Posts: 124; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Just put it in your back pocket. No biggie.

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