DSCC sees the QD-OLED TV market growing from 500,000 units in 2022 to 1.5 million units in 2026

DSCC says that over 500,000 QD-OLED TVs will ship in 2022, offered by both Sony and Samsung. Shipments are expected to grow and reach 1.5 million units in 2026.

The main limitation for QD-OLED TVs will by Samsung's production capacity. In 2023 the company will add 49-inch monitors and 77-inch TV panels, as SDC will start using Multi-cut Mother Glass (MMG) technology.

Read the full story Posted: Jul 19,2022

MSI set to launch a 34" QD-OLED gaming monitor

MSI is set to release a new QD-OLED monitor, the MEG 324C. This will use a 34" curved 75Hz 3440x1440 QD-OLED, the only QD-OLED in production right now.

We do not have more details, as MSI did not officially launch the new monitor yet, but it demonstrated it at Computex 2022.

Read the full story Posted: May 24,2022

Samsung's QD-OLED production yields reach 75%

Samsung Display announced that it has managed to increase its QD-OLED production yields to 75%. Previously it was estimated that its yields are around 30-50%.

According to the report, SDC's employees are not optimistic regarding its QD-OLED competitiveness with LG's WOLED and RGB OLED structures - and not just because of the low production yields. Initial reviews of the QD-OLED panels say that the contrast is now as high as other OLED displays with ambient lighting, and there are color issues due to the unique pixel arrangement. It is estimated that even with increase production yields, SDC will refrain from further QD-OLED investments until it will see market reaction.

Read the full story Posted: Apr 16,2022

Samsung to reduce the thickness and production costs of its QD-OLED panels

According to reports in Korean media, Samsung is developing a new process which will allow it to reduce the thickness of its QD-OLED panels, by removing one of the two glass substrates - the one used for the deposition of the quantum dots conversion layer.

Samsung Display QD-OLED panels at CES 2022

Samsung hopes that this will enable it to reduce production costs, and also reduce the thickness. Theoretically, a single glass substrate could also lead, in the future, to flexible or even rollable QD-OLED panels.
Read the full story Posted: Apr 13,2022

Is there a color problem with Samsung's new QD-OLED panels?

The first reviews of Samsung's QD-OLED panels are in, as Dell starts shipping its QD-OLED gaming monitor. A German magazine reviewed the 34" monitor, and discovered an issue with color inaccuracies.

Samsung QD-OLED panel closeup, green lines image

As you can see in the macro photo above, when there's a change from a dark color to a bright color, the display shows green lines that should not be there.

Read the full story Posted: Mar 24,2022

Samsung uses Corning's Asta Glass for its QD-OLED panels

Corning announced that Samsung Display has selected the company's Astra Glass for its QD-OLED display panels. The QD-OLED panel substrate is one sheet of glass, while another is used in the process, likely to cover the display.

Samsung Display QD-OLED panels at CES 2022

Corning says that its Astra Glass provides the "optimal blend of attributes" critical for the intricate and high-temperature QD manufacturing process.

Read the full story Posted: Mar 21,2022

Samsung officially launches its S95B QD-OLED TV

Samsung officially launched its first QD-OLED TV, the S95B. This is the company's first QD-OLED TV, and it features a 55" or 65" 4K 120Hz QD-OLED panel produced by Samsung Display.

Samsung S95B photo

The S95B also offers a "Neural Quantum processor" for 4K upscaling, Pixel HDR Pro, Dolby Atmos, Motion Xcelerator Turbo+ technology for lag and blur elimination and HLG. The S95B will ship in April 2022, with a price tag of $2,200 (55" model).

Read the full story Posted: Mar 18,2022