[Rumor] Huge Order of Samsung Flexible OLED Displays Suggests Imminent Product Launch
Supposedly, Samsung Electronics Chairman Kwon Oh-Hyun recently indicated that “huge orders” of Samsung's new flexible OLED display technology have been recently made by OEMS. He also shared that mass production [of devices that use the screen-tech] will be ready in Q3 2012. Previously, we had been hearing rumors that flexible OLED displays would become available in late 2012, but this is the first word from "someone in the know" about it. There were no details given as to what the large orders will be for. It could simply be new HD TVs, but it could just as easily be for new smartphone screens.
Chairman Kwon Oh-Hyun believes that OLEDs will start replacing regular LCD screen tech in popularity as early as 2015. Those are some big words, but perhaps these "huge orders" could be a sign that he was right. We will have to keep an eye on this to see.