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Sharp’s flexible smartphone display folds in half… the other way

Samsung’s first foldable smartphone closes up like a book when you want to fold it in half. So does Huawei’s, Oppo’s and most of the other upcoming models we’ve seen so far (except for Xiaomi’s prototype, which has a tri-fold wallet-like design). But Sharp is showing off a prototype of a smartphone display that folds […]

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HP’s Spectre 15 x360 is getting an AMOLED display option

AMOLED displays are pretty common in high-end smartphones, where they’re known for offering vivid colors, darker blacks, and high contrast ratios, among other things. But it’s a lot harder to find a laptop with an AMOLED display… in a few months there should be at least one more option though. HP plans to begin offering […]

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Google Pixel 2 XL gets “saturated” color option with November security update

Google is rolling out its monthly security update for Nexus and Pixel devices, but if you happen to own a Pixel 2 XL there are some bonus features in the update, including the ability to change the color profile of the phone’s AMOLED display. When the phone launched, you had two options: the standard view […]

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LG V30 will have a 6 inch, 2880 x 1440 pixel display (and I’m getting tired of reporting on the V30)

LG’s next high-end smartphone will have a 6 inch, 2,880 x 1,440 pixel OLED display with a 2:1 aspect ratio. It’s a “FullVision” display, which means that like the LG G6, the new phone will have slim bezels. But while the G6 features an LCD display, the new phone will have a plastic OLED display […]

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LG introduces 77 inch flexible, transparent OLED display

LG Display’s latest OLED screen combines a bunch of buzzwords: it’s big. It’s flexible. It’s transparent. And if you add all of those things up you’ve got a display that will most likely be really expensive (albeit really cool). Don’t expect to see the company’s new 77 inch transparent, flexible OLED display in home TVs […]

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Samsung and LG smartphone displays with 4 curved edges under development?

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 smartphone features dual curved edges, with the display bending over the left and right sides of the display giving the phone a bezel-less design along its longest sides. But future smartphone displays might have curves along all four edges, enabling device makers to build phones with nearly nothing but screen on the […]

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Report: Apple places order for 70 million OLED displays (for iPhones)

There’s been speculation for a while that at least some versions of the upcoming iPhone 8 would be Apple’s first phones with OLED displays. If a report from Nikkei is correct, it seems like those rumors were spot on. Nikkei says Apple has placed an order with Samsung Electronics for 70 million OLED panels. A […]