Samsung Display is in the process of commercializing screen technology intended to replace Oled. Development could be completed by the end of 2023.
Micro-LED’s race out of the TV arena is officially launched, and it might as well start with watches. The next revolution for tiles after Oled is underway. While Apple would like to integrate it into its Apple Watch Ultra by producing its own screens, Samsung would consider doing the same with its Galaxy Watch.
That’s what progresses ETHONEWSa Korean newspaper, which even claims that Samsung Displays has already started marketing Micro-LED screens, even though the development is still in progress.
Interestingly, this is the first time that Samsung Display, the branch specialized in screens, tries to sell this technology. In fact, Samsung Micro LED TVs are made by Samsung Electronics, the arm of the company that sells devices like the Galaxy Watch or Samsung smartphones.
The arrival of watches, an economic classic
As a reminder, Micro-LED is more or less about lining up extremely miniaturized LED panels and using them as pixels. Compared to OLED, this technique has the advantage of a gain in brightness and therefore color vibrancy, and compared to conventional LCD, the contrast ratio is also infinite.
While the Micro-LED was thought to present a real challenge for miniaturization, due to its structure in micro LED panels, it would seem that manufacturers still find more of their account in a screen below two inches of connected watches than than on a smartphone screen. As a result, it’s a safe bet that Micro-LED use will start in watches before it reaches phones.
ETHONEWS specifies that the development of this new panel size could be completed by 2023, with the high-end segment of watches connected in the viewfinder of course. mobile sam he goes so far as to speculate that Galaxy watches could swap out their Oled panels for Micro-LEDs.
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