Samsung Display has decided against developing OLED material sets exclusively for Apple smartphones, meaning next year’s iPhones would likely use the M10 sets, according to industry sources on Sept. 10.“The biggest reason for not developing exclusive sets anymore is due to the slow sales of the iPho
LG Display said in its board meeting on July 22 that it would invest an addition 3 trillion won ($2.5 billion) into the Gen 10.5 OLED production lines at its P10 plant in Paju of Gyeonggi Province.The display maker said most of the funds would be used to ramp up the monthly production capacity to 45
Samsung Electronics’ first foldable phone, the Galaxy Fold, appears ready for launch, according to industry sources this week.Recently, a group of tech experts formed of industry professionals and professors at Seoul National University and KAIST have tested out the foldable smartphone and said it w
South Korean semiconductor and display equipment maker Semes is having a tough time trying to sell off its underperforming display equipment business, industry sources said on July 8.The Samsung Electronics’ affiliate has been seeking to unload the underperforming unit to companies like FNS Tech and
California-based Apple reportedly paid around 900 billion won ($765.5 million) to Samsung Display in the second quarter of this year for failing to take on an agreed volume of flexible OLED panels for its smartphones.On July 5, Samsung said in its earnings guidance that its second quarter earnings i
Pressed to develop large-sized OLED panels for TVs, Samsung Display has made an unprecedented move to partner with a key supplier for its crosstown rival LG Display.Industry sources told The Elec on June 20 that the Samsung unit is in talks with Yas for a technological partnership."We are in practic
LG Display’s second quarter operating losses are expected to deepen from the first quarter after failing to close a deal for supplying OLED panels to Huawei’s P30 Pro smartphones, according to financial sector sources on June 18.LG will have to shoulder most of the costs involved, they forecast, sin
Samsung Display Vice President Kim Seong-cheol said on June 18 that the firm is “on standby” to roll out panels for the upcoming launch of the delayed Galaxy Fold.At the Korean Information Display Society forum held in Seoul, he also said that the phone now appears ready to hit the market.Samsung’s
South Korean manufacturer Innox Advanced Materials (IAM) will begin to supply the back plate film for Samsung Display’s flexible OLED panels, according to industry sources on June 14.Back plate film is an adhesive attached to the rear surface of a flexible display to serve as a reinforcement plate.
LG Display has brought in TFT deposition equipment earlier than expected for 10.5th generation OLED lines at its P10 plant in Paju of Gyeonggi Province to help prep for mass production, sources close to the matter said on June 12.The equipment is mainly manufactured by US-based Applied Materials, wi
Samsung Display, the world’s largest OLED producer, is finding it difficult to develop large-sized OLED panels for next generation TVs, sources said on June 10."Samsung is apparently struggling with the product concept, and the designs for the materials deposition equipment is now undergoing change,
South Korea’s LG Display will supply the LCD panels for the Apple Pro Display XDR monitor launched at the annual WWDC 2019 earlier this week, according to sources close to the matter on June 5.The Pro Display XDR is the first monitor brand Apple released since it stopped manufacturing the Thunderbol
Samsung Display failed to run a booth at this year’s Display Week conference organized by Society of Information Display(SID) in San Jose earlier this month. Some say the display-maker may forgo the event next year as well.Booth location was the main cause for Samsung’s reticence, they noted.“Until
OLEDON Chief executive Hwang Guang-hoon said on May 27 that he received mostly positive reviews at SID 2019.“We had a lot of good feedback,” said the CEO of the South Korean manufacturer, adding that such upbeat views are rare at the event.The response was to the company's announcement that it can a
LG Display will be rolling out 48-inch OLED TVs in 2020, according to a top executive.“It’s a strategy to solidify our footing in the high-end TV market, while continuing to have presence in the standard and premium segments,” Oh Chang-ho, the South Korean display-maker’s vice president of the TV bu
HIMS, a South Korean manufacturer of Fine Metal Masks (FMM) for small-and-mid-sized OLED panels, is expected see a sales boost from its Chinese operations.Market estimates for HIMS’ revenues this year are at 80 billion won (US$ 67.3 million), just shy of the 90 billion won-plus figure two years ago.
“The sales revenue of the memory industry will grow again from 2021”Dr. Walden C. Rhines, Mentor, and the Honorary President of Siemens Business (Previously the CEO of Mentor Graphics) made a keynote speech ‘Domain Specific Processors will change the prospect of memory semiconductors’ in the opening
Jim Feldhan, the CEO of market researching company Semico Research, started his presentation at a press conference on the opening day of Semicon Korea 2019 by explaining about the concept of ‘10-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Minus 1-Year Treasury Constant Maturity (T10Y1Y)’Feldhan explained the ‘T
A local news source Xin Zhi Xun (芯智讯) recently reported that Unisoc, a core affiliate of the Ziguang Group, has launched the communication chip Chuntong (IVY) 2651, which supports the 'BeiDou No. 3 system', a global service of 'China' GPS BeiDou. Chuntong 2651 is a 4-in-1 combo communication chip th
Naura (北方华创, Beifanghuaqiang), a listed company in China 's Shenzhen Stock Exchange, announced on April 4 that it will build a semiconductor equipment production plant with an annual production capacity of more than 150 units, boosting the capital investment about 350 billion won (2.1 billion yuan).