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Audi A8 Features Rear-Seat Remote with AMOLED Display

by Andrew Fenn

The 2018 edition of Audi’s A8 luxury car will feature even more OLED technology in the shape of a rear-seat remote, which includes a 5.7″ 1080p AMOLED display from Samsung. The company claims that …

Tags:AMOLED| Automotive| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 10

Xbox One S and X Consoles to Get FreeSync Support in Spring Update

by Andrew Fenn

Microsoft’s spring update for its Xbox One S and X gaming consoles will add support for variable refresh rate on AMD FreeSync-compatible displays, as well as 1440p resolution output and HDMI 2.1 Auto Low …

Tags:Consoles| Game Playing| HDMI| Large Display Monitor| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| Vol 25 - Issue 10| xBox

IHS: Growth of AMOLED Capacity Slowing in South Korea While Accelerating in China

by Andrew Fenn

After two years of unprecedented capacity expansion, South Korean flat panel display (FPD) manufacturers will essentially halt new AMOLED panel factory construction for mobile applications in 2018. At the same time, their Chinese rivals …

Tags:China| IHS Markit| Korea| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OLED Fabs| Vol 25 - Issue 10

Acer Wants to Boost its Share in MEA Enterprise Notebook Market

by Andrew Fenn

Acer will make a concerted effort to increase its presence in the Middle East and Africa enterprise notebook market during 2018, according to Digitimes. Citing comments from country manager Paul Collins, the publication revealed …

Tags:Acer| Cloud Computing| Large Display Monitor| MEA (Middle East & Africa)| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| Vol 25 - Issue 10

Smartphone Market: New Opportunities for LTPS LCD?

by Sweta Dash

Just one year back, the outlook for LTPS LCD (Low Temperature Polycrystalline Silicon Liquid Crystal Display) was filled with fear and uncertainties as smartphone brands such as Samsung, Apple and top China brands shifted …

Tags:iOS (Apple)| Japan Display Inc (JDI)| OLED Fabs| Polysilicon LCD| Samsung| Smartphone Market| Tianma| Vol 25 - Issue 10

Samsung Forecast to Maintain Share in 2018

by Bob Raikes

The OLED Association published the following table showing historic and forecast shipments for TV companies and quotes IHS and Statista as the source.

Tags:Large Display Monitor| TV Set Market| Vol 25 - Issue 10

Shorter Month Means Fewer Panels Shipped

by Yvette Raikes

The shorter month of February saw a drop of 20.6% MoM in small and medium panel shipments to 88.387 million for the four main suppliers, but this was only down 6.3% YoY. HannStar saw …

Tags:AUO| CPT| Financial Data| Hannstar (Hannspree)| Innolux| Mobile Display Monitor| Small Medium Panel Supply| Vol 25 - Issue 11

Haier Projects a Positive Image

by Bob Raikes

Haier was showing its smartphones, of course, but the first product that caught our eye was a projector that is designed to shine onto a surface and supports touch on that surface. The unit …

Tags:Haier| Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2018| Projectors| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 09

DisplayLink Still Upbeat

by Bob Raikes

DisplayLink continued its positive development and, as at CES, it had a much bigger booth at MWC this year, where it had the same demos that it showed in Las Vegas, including the wireless …

Tags:DisplayLink| Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2018| Vol 25 - Issue 09

Nubia Aims at Gamers

by Bob Raikes

Nubia Smartphone was showing a new prototype phone for gaming use. The phone uses a 6″ FullHD+ 18:9 display and is based on a Snapdragon 645 processor with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of …

Tags:Game Playing| Mobile Display Monitor| MWC 2018| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 09