There is potentially a lot going on between these modes, and learning what they're doing can help you find what the best mode is for you. … Read more
Editors' note: Be sure to catch the other stories in this package: on Samsung's bid to rule the world, on the many pieces of the Samsung Group, on road-testing Samsung's S Translate app, and on how Samsung torture-tests its products.SEOUL, South Korea -- Samsung gets plenty of press for its phones, but TV is how it made its mark as a high-end consumer brand.
The company often points to its Bordeaux line of LCD TVs (the ones with curved bottom edges reminiscent of a wine glass) from 2006 as an example of its design chops. Since then, … Read more
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Smartphones have almost unarguably become commodities. So what's next? Lost cost phones are a big trend to watch, bringing along the still large population that is stuck with "dumb phones" and not part of the always-on/always-on-you revolution.
Fitness wearables have arrived in a big way. What was once a niche category focused on the extremely fit (or those who aspired to be) is now heading fast toward the crowd that just wants to sleep better or lose 5-10 pounds. But the smartwatch lurks out there, possibly ready to cannibalize the mainstream … Read more
LG has revealed the largest 4K OLED TV shown in the United States today, a television featuring a curved 77-inch screen, and won a CES Best of Innovations award.
The LG Ultra High Definition Curved OLED TV was shown at the Consumer Electronics Association's Ultra HD Conference and was designed to showcase both the new consumer resolution -- Ultra HD or "4K" -- and the picture quality benefits of OLED technology, such as better color and contrast than LCD.
Samsung is throwing its formidable weight behind AMOLED display tech -- which could be seen as a challenge to Apple.
The South Korean electronics giant, maker of the Galaxy line of smartphones, made it clear Wednesday that active-matrix organic LED (AMOLED) displays are its future.
"We were the first to commercialize AMOLED back in 2007. This year we successfully produced 440 ppi [pixels per inch] high-resolution AMOLED....we also launched the first curved AMOLED displays," said Kinam Kim, CEO of Samsung Display, during a presentation at the company's analyst day in Seoul, South Korea.
That presentation had … Read more
Samsung Display, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, has inked a deal with Gorilla Glass maker Corning that could send shockwaves through the mobile market.
As part of the deal announced Tuesday, Samsung Display will hand over its 43 percent stake in a joint venture between the companies, called Samsung Corning Precision Materials, that produces LCD glass in Korea. In return, Samsung will receive $1.9 billion in convertible preferred shares and will invest another $400 million to get yet more shares. If those shares are converted -- and they likely would be -- Samsung will own 7.4 percent of … Read more
Currently, there are over two dozen Ultra HD "4K" big-screen displays available or imminently available. The problem is, only one TV and two projectors are fully compatible with the upcoming HDMI 2.0 standard.
So we asked all the companies making 4K TVs, what's their planned path for upgradability to the new standard?… Read more
LG is set to gear up mass production of curved smartphone screens as it preps its own flexible display phone.
"LG Display is launching a new era of flexible displays for smartphones with its industry-leading technology," Sang Deog Yeo, chief technology officer of LG Display, said in a statement Monday. "The flexible display market is expected to grow quickly as this technology is expected to expand further into diverse applications including automotive displays, tablets, and wearable devices. Our goal is to take an early lead in the flexible display market by introducing new products with enhanced performance … Read more
Get ready for the LG G Flex.
LG is preparing a smartphone with a curved display, CNET has learned. It confirms previous chatter about the company's work with plastic OLED screen technology.
While plans haven't been finalized, LG will likely go with the name "G Flex" for the curved smartphone, according to a person familiar with the company's launch plans. It will feature a 6-inch display. LG is slated to introduce the phone in November, although that date could shift. CNET obtained a sketch of the G Flex (shown above). … Read more