At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV, next week, Samsung Mobile Display plans to unveil a prototype of a 4.5-in. active-matrix organic LED display that is highly flexible and has a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, said to be four times greater than that of the previous most flexible AMOLED prototype. The display can be rolled into a tube with a diameter of 1 cm.
According to SMD, the display’s higher resolution is due to use of a new plastic substrate that can withstand the 450-to-500-degree-Celsius temperatures required in the manufacturing process. The company says that “Development of the 4.5 inch Flexible AMOLED prototype, designed for smart phone and tablet PC displays, is a major step on the road to mass production.”
reported by Richard Comerford