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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-28-2015, 10:33 PM
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I said this a very long time ago...if Samsung...

I said this a very long time ago...if Samsung thinks that OLED's are going to start taking significant share that they will switch to WRGB and let the IP chips fall where they may.
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Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-27-2015, 04:27 AM
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Posted By slacker711
Nice find. That matches up with some of the...

Nice find. That matches up with some of the references that stated that LG would be launching a cheaper 55" 4K set at IFA. I believe HDTVTest said that pricing would be in line with the current...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-20-2015, 05:48 AM
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Posted By slacker711
It looks like LG has begun a full fledged...

It looks like LG has begun a full fledged branding campaign for OLED's. I probably saw their commercial a half dozen times yesterday during the tournament.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-15-2015, 06:47 AM
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Posted By slacker711
No, you have it right. Apple pulled back from...

No, you have it right. Apple pulled back from Samsung as a component supplier a few years ago due to the various issues surround patents/design of their Galaxy series.

The trials go on, but the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-14-2015, 09:26 PM
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Posted By slacker711
Cost would be comparable or perhaps cheaper. ...

Cost would be comparable or perhaps cheaper. Samsung is claiming cost parity with LTPS LCD this year.

I think the advantages would be all of the general reasons people want the highest quality...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-14-2015, 09:08 PM
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Posted By slacker711
I have been shooting down the idea of Apple...

I have been shooting down the idea of Apple moving to OLED for years, but it is at least a possibility now.

1) LGD is a possible 2nd source. They are supposedly planning on building a Gen 6 fab...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-13-2015, 05:58 AM
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Posted By slacker711
An unnamed source from LGE says that they have...

An unnamed source from LGE says that they have sold 50,000 OLED units thus far this year. They also say that they sold 10,000 units in China last year and the goal is 100,000 this year.

Yes,...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-11-2015, 06:50 PM
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Posted By slacker711
The emitter materials used in a RGB architecture...

The emitter materials used in a RGB architecture are close chemical cousins to the ones in a WRGB architecture. So yes, I can say with a fair amount of confidence that Samsung's willingness to...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-11-2015, 02:18 PM
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Posted By slacker711
The S6 looks to be more energy efficient than the...

The S6 looks to be more energy efficient than the iPhone 6 up to a 65% APL (average picture level). That doesnt quite cover web browsing but it does cover a large number of other use cases for a...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-11-2015, 01:05 PM
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Posted By slacker711
It is definitely a flexible OLED from LGD, though...

It is definitely a flexible OLED from LGD, though Apple hasnt yet said it.

There is a quote from a New Yorker piece on Jonathan Ive where he is talking about the fact that the Watch screen only...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-11-2015, 12:56 PM
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Posted By slacker711
The OLED in the Galaxy S6 has a maximum...

The OLED in the Galaxy S6 has a maximum brightness of 784 nits and that is for every pixel on the screen. A HDR scene covering a small percentage of the screen is not going to cause burn-in the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-11-2015, 05:54 AM
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Posted By slacker711
Ultimately yes, but that is a complicated...

Ultimately yes, but that is a complicated question. The LCD market isnt one big monolithic market. The high-end market now requires FALD with quantum dots and high brightness LED's for HDR. The...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-11-2015, 04:15 AM
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Posted By slacker711
I would simply say that I tend to trust the fact...

I would simply say that I tend to trust the fact that LGD wouldnt give out a physically impossible unit target during a quarterly conference call. They had zero reason to do so. The company is the...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-10-2015, 10:33 PM
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Posted By slacker711
They have capacity for 14,000 Gen 8 substrates a...

They have capacity for 14,000 Gen 8 substrates a month.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-09-2015, 04:41 PM
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Posted By slacker711
The effect on lifetime will be tiny. What...

The effect on lifetime will be tiny. What percentage of your content will use HDR in the next five years? What percentage of scenes of will use HDR? and if only 1% of the pixels are actually at...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-09-2015, 08:30 AM
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Posted By slacker711
I think the issue you are bringing up is one that...

I think the issue you are bringing up is one that OLED will face down the road. The customer that LG is attempting to grab right now is the one that walks past and ends up buying the 55JS9000 for...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-06-2015, 04:57 AM
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Posted By slacker711
The headline number would have been higher than a...

The headline number would have been higher than a first cut WAG from me. Thinking about it though, the US number doesnt really seem out of line. I might have been at 10,000 but I doubt I would have...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-04-2015, 04:18 PM
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Posted By slacker711
I have no idea whether the DisplaySearch numbers...

I have no idea whether the DisplaySearch numbers are accurate. The overall ratios by region seems like they could be in the ballpark, but I cant extrapolate from AVS posters whether US sales were...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-04-2015, 04:44 AM
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Posted By slacker711
I havent been able to find an English source but...

I havent been able to find an English source but there are multiple Korean newspapers reporting that Displaysearch estimates that total OLED sales were 77,000 in 2014 (42,400 in the 4th quarter). ...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-26-2015, 02:55 PM
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Posted By slacker711
The 65EC9700 is tough to find but the price is...

The 65EC9700 is tough to find but the price is $2000 below the MSRP on LG's website and VE even throws in another $500 gift card.

I think the idea that prices would actually get closer to MSRP...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-26-2015, 09:13 AM
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Posted By slacker711
There was a $2000 discount off of MSRP on the...

There was a $2000 discount off of MSRP on the 65EC9300 at its debut.

I dont expect that much, but I think the 20% off MSRP is a decent guideline.

Do we know that the 55EC9300 is on close...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-26-2015, 05:47 AM
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Posted By slacker711
So 55" curved at $5499 MSRP and 65" curved at...

So 55" curved at $5499 MSRP and 65" curved at $8999 MSRP.

That is versus a listed priced of $11999 for the 65EC9700 and $3500 for the 55EC9300. Both of those sets are selling for about 20% below...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-25-2015, 12:57 PM
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Posted By slacker711
This is an interesting look at HDR from an...

This is an interesting look at HDR from an interview with a Senior VP from Sony.

https://pro.sony.com/bbsccms/assets/files/cat/mondisp/articles/HDR_X300_explained.pdf

The part that surprised...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-25-2015, 08:09 AM
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Posted By slacker711
What percentage of content on a new TV do you...

What percentage of content on a new TV do you think is going to be HDR?

What percentage of scenes are going to use HDR?

With a scene that is using HDR, what percentage of the screen is...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-25-2015, 05:47 AM
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Posted By slacker711
Epic fail on my part :o.

Epic fail on my part :o.
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