29 Aug '16, 8am

OLED unlikely to replace LCD, says Innolux chairman #DIGITIMES

OLED unlikely to replace LCD, says Innolux chairman Rebecca Kuo, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Monday 29 August 2016] While there is short global supply of OLED panels for smartphones and Samsung Display is expanding production capacity for such panels, TFT-LCD panel maker Innolux is skeptical of the possibility that OLED will replace LCD to become mainstream display panels, according to Innolux chairman and CEO Wang Jyh-chau. OLED cannot replace LCD in terms of performance-cost ratio and reliability, Wang explained. In addition, other new display technologies, such as Micro LED, are being developed, Wang said. In response to market speculation that Apple will adopt OLED for its new iPhone to be launched in 2017, Innolux vice president and mobile product general manager Yang Hung-wen indicated that in order for product differentiation, Apple is likely to do so but it is u...

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