Reports from Korea suggest that the first QD-OLED TV will launch in H1 2022

A new report from Korea says that Samsung Electronics aims to ship its first QD-OLED TV in the first half of 2022. The first TVs will be 55" and 65" in size, and these will be demonstrated in CES 2022 (in January). Later in 2022 the company will also introduce 70-inch QD-OLED TVs.

Samsung Display has already started to produce panel prototypes, and is on track to start mass production in Q3 2021.

Read the full story Posted: Jul 27,2021

Reviews are in for Sony's A95K QD-OLED TV, saying the image quality is the best ever

In early 2022, Sony announced A95K Master XR TV, which is the world's first QD-OLED TV. The TV is not shipping yet (this won't happen until June), but first reviews are in.

Sony A95K photo

DigitalTrends says that the display is bright (the brightest he has seen in a consumer TV) and it offers the most accurate colors he ever saw. The colors are pure and "better than any OLED, and most QLED TVs, too". In fact, the reporter concludes that the Sony A95K offers the best overall picture quality he has seen on a consumer TV, in terms of color, contrast, motion, detail and depth.

Read the full story Posted: Mar 03,2022

Samsung and Dell unveil the world's first QD-OLED monitors

Samsung Electronics and Dell have announced new gaming monitors that both use the same 34" curved QD-OLED panel.

Alienware AW3423DW photo

Samsung has launched its Odyssey G8QNB, with a curved 34-inch QD-OLED panels that offers a resolution of 3440x1440, 175Hz refresh rate and a response time of 0.1 ms. The Dell monitor (shown above) offers the same display, which Dell promises to ship by March 2022.

Read the full story Posted: Jan 07,2022

Samsung announces new QD-OLED panels and products

Samsung announced that it is set to start producing several new QD-OLED panels and products in 2023. In addition to the current 34-inch, 55-inch and 65-inch panels, it will also offer a 49-inch QD-OLED for gaming monitors, and a 77-inch TV panel.

Samsung will adopt the new 49-inch ultra-wide QD-OLED panel in its upcoming Odyssey OLED G9 monitor, that will offer a 5120x1440 resolution, 240Hz and a 1800R curve. Samsung did not yet reveal the price or availability of this new monitor.

Read the full story Posted: Jan 03,2023

Samsung Display launches its QD-OLED panels

Samsung Display officially launched its QD-Display panels at CES 2022, that use the company's QD-OLED technology. The company is producing three kinds of panels, 55" and 65" 4K panels for TVs and wide 34" panels for monitors

Samsung Display QD-OLED panels at CES 2022

Samsung Display says that QD-OLED panels offer a superior image quality compared to LG's WOLED panels, mostly because QD-OLED is based on three RGB subpixels while WOLED is based on four WRGB subpixels. SDC says that its architecture enables higher brightness, better color fidelity and improved viewing angles.

Read the full story Posted: Jan 07,2022

Samsung Display to focus on QD Displays for its future large-area displays

Samsung Electronics reported its financial results for Q1 2021. The company's revenues was 65.4 trillion Won (around $58.7 billion USD). Operating profit increased 4% from the past quarter to $8.4 billion, as Samsung enjoyed strong sales of phones and consumer electronics, which offset slower sales of displays and semiconductors.

Samsung Display says that for large displays, it will "channel all its efforts towards preparing for the mass production of QD displays".

Read the full story Posted: Apr 29,2021

Samsung Display to increase QD-OLED production capacity and introduce new panel sizes

Samsung Display has recently demonstrated a new 77-inch QD-OLED panel, and the company says it will introduce both 77-inch and 49-inch QD-OLED displays next year.

77-inch QD-OLED panel prototype (SDC)

SDC is also planning to increase its monthly capacity from around 30,000 substrates (8.5-Gen) to almost 40,000 substrates. This will be achieved by a decreased TAKT time. Together with improved yields, SDC will increase its production capacity by 30% by next year.

Read the full story Posted: Aug 27,2022

Samsung Displays completes the switch to a full-fledged QD-OLED centered business.

Samsung Electronics reported its financial results for Q4 2022, with revenues of $57.3 billion, and an operating profit of $3.5 billion.

Amid a tough business environment, Samsung says that its large-area display unit loss was lower as it is increasing its QD-OLED panel sales. In addition, Samsung says that it exhausted its LCD inventory, completing the switch to a full-fledged QD-OLED centered business.

Read the full story Posted: Jan 31,2023