Samsung to show off 40-inch OLED display

Posted on Thursday, May 19 2005 @ 18:24 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Next week Samsung will show off a prototype of a 40-inch OLED panel. OLED displays use less power than platpanels because they don't require a backlight and also offer higher resolutions than LCD displays.

For the moment OLED panels are mainly used in small devices like cell phones.
This latest prototype sports a 1,280-by-800-pixel resolution and a maximum screen brightness of 600 nits (A NIT is a measurement of light in candelas per meter square). The black-and-white contrast ratio is 5,000 to 1. The panel is 2.2 centimeters thick, and it can be fit into televisions that are less than 3 centimeters deep, Samsung said.
Read more at CNET

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