The department dedicated to the production and development of new screens or displays, (Samsung Display) has signed a new contract. Nothing new so far, however, this contract has potential implications for your upcoming Android's and your OLED screens.
In fact, the contracting parties were Samsung Display and Universal Display Corporation (UDC), a supplier that had been working with Samsung for several years. Now your partnership and collaboration has been strengthened to meet the future demands of the Android market and the entire market. mobile.
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The agreement provides for an extension of the partnership between Samsung Display and UDC by the end of 2020. The announcement was made on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The agreement includes an automatic extension of the partnership to fia clause. December 31, 2022. However, that same clause will have to be "activated" by either party if they have an interest in it.
Moreover, neither Samsung nor UDC has revealed more details about the values involved in strengthening the partnership between both companies. Although Samsung Electronics routinely reveals its new business and partnerships on a quarterly basis, financial details are often missing.
There are many Android devices with Samsung OLED screens
Looking ahead, UDC will continue to provide Samsung with a number of essential components for producing the OLED displays we know from its Android's. Good, and not only. Also Apple iPhone X uses an OLED screen built by Samsung and designed / developed by Apple itself. Looking at UDC's role, it will provide various materials such as UniversalPHOLED components. Something Samsung has been using for several years in its Super AMOLED for Android devices.
The new contract will stimulate both companies to increase this collaboration, which is already entering its third decade. The first contract between the two companies was signed 18 years ago, before the new millennium. Note that it was in 2004 that South Korea became the largest manufacturer of OLED panels. Since then it has always strengthened its leading position.
The South Korean manufacturer continues to explore new alternatives to possible applications on its Android devices, the Galaxy. From MicroLED technology to new iterations of its well-known AMOLED panel. By the way, on February 25th we will be able to see your new Android devices with a new generation of screens.
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