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Samsung and LG continue expanding their small- to medium-size AMOLED panel capacities

Since flexible AMOLED panels are used in curved-surface smartphones, and the proportion of these smartphones is on the rise, Samsung Display and LG Display are focusing their capacity expansions on small- to medium-size flexible AMOLED panels

17 Apr 2017 | Editor

According to news reports on the Digitimes website Samsung Display and LG Display continue their expansion of small- to medium-size AMOLED panel production, with combined annual capacity expected to reach 16.069 million m2 in 2020, 3.17 times the 5.067 m2 in 2016, driven by ongoing increasing demand.

The report said that Samsung Electronics has adopted AMOLED panels for its flagship smartphones, and Apple is increasingly expected to launch a 5.8-inch OLED iPhone later in 2017. In addition, Samsung Electronics and Apple may adopt OLED panels for tablets.

Since flexible AMOLED panels are used in curved-surface smartphones, and the proportion of these smartphones is on the rise, Samsung Display and LG Display are focusing their capacity expansions on small- to medium-size flexible AMOLED panels, with related combined annual production capacity to rise from 2.111 million m2 in 2016 to 11.784 million m2 in 2020.

www.digitimes.com    www.lgdisplay.com    www.samsung.com   

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