Analyst: Samsung may use unbreakable displays in its upcoming Galaxy phones

Samsung mobile display demo with flexible AMOLED and transparent AMOLED tech

Analyst Mark Newman of Stanford Bernstein told Reuters that Samsung may be prepping an unbreakable display for its upcoming Galaxy handsets. These panels would take the form of OLED displays that drop the glass and replace it with an unbreakable plastic substrate. Samsung has been working on flexible display sand recent rumors suggest that those displays are creeping closer to mass production

“Eventually, they [Samsung] will have unbreakable and flexible displays. Either the Galaxy S IV or S V will have unbreakable and even possibly flexible and foldable displays by 2014. That’s going to be a game-changer,” said Newman. If it means I don’t have to carry insurance to cover a cracked glass display, then I am all for bringing this technology to mobile phones as soon as possible.

[Via Reuters]

  • Genus Boxx

    This sounds like trouble for Gorilla Glass…..but an all new dual-sided or foldable Galaxy S IV would push the mobile market years ahead of current so-called smart phones.

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