Samsung starts producing 7-inch AMOLED displays

Posted on Jan 3 2012 - 2:31am by Julius

Knowing that a good quality display is needed for tablets to appear more attractive than others, Samsung seems to have realized this as reports claim that the company has started producing 7-inch AMOLED displays with WSVGA 1024 x 600p resolution.

According to a report by, the South Korean electronics giant may launch tablets that incorporate this kind of screen in the future.

In September 2011, Samsung introduced the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, a tablet PC that sported a 7.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen display that has a WXGA 1280 x 800p resolution. The company may use the new AMOLED displays in their future tablets or sell them to other companies such as Sony or ASUS.

According to the website, the new AMOLED displays will be much brighter than its 7.7-inch counterpart, posting brightness of 400 nit compared to the latter’s 250 nit. Even though it is believed to display richer images, the new displays in production may have a lover resolution compared to the 7.7 version.

Industry insiders also reveal that Sony and ASUS are planning to use the new displays for their products. Sony is already using a 5-inch AMOLED display for its Sony PlayStation Vita handheld gaming console.

No details have yet been released on when we will see new 7-inch tablet PCs that sport AMOLED displays.

Will AMOLED displays make you purchase a Galaxy Tab?


via: Ubergizmo

Leave A Response