SamsungDisplay presents OLED display optimized for the 5G era
Offers worldwide recognition for less blue light emissions and lower energy consumption
It has 6.5% blue light emission, the lowest in the industry and 15% less energy consumption annually
Leading the way in market-driven improvements in OLED technology as demand for smartphones continues to rise
Seoul, Korea Ebru February 27, 2020 – The SamsungDisplay Company today presented an OLED display optimized for 5G smartphones with recently reduced blue light emissions and reduced energy consumption.
The Thetech giant said the latest OLED screen for smartphones has achieved SGS Eye Care Display certification and UL Energy Savings validation for successfully reducing blue light emissions and energy consumption, respectively.
According to a SGS official, the newly developed OLED display emits 6.5% blue light, considerably below the 7.5% level of the Samsung OLED smartphone panel launched last year. SamsungDisplay noted that its OLED products also have about 70% less blue light emissions than most current LCD smartphone screens.
In addition, UL reported that energy consumption fell by 15%. The world-renowned testing agency assessed energy levels as people took pictures, watched news and entertainment and surfed the Internet. The average power consumption of Samsung’s recently launched OLED panels has dropped from about 1.5 W to 1.3 W, which represents a 15% drop.
“5G is transforming itself into a rapidly commercialized ecosystem, where consumers can connect to 8K and 4K streaming services, cloud-based game content and entertainment networks, allowing the mobile device to be used anywhere, ”he said. Jee-ho Baek, vice president of mobile marketing mobile display team at Samsung Screen. “Our OLED screen optimized for 5G leads the 5G era with sharp images, distinctive design, economical energy consumption and functionality that is increasingly protective of the eyes,” he said.
Samsung Display has researched and perfected OLED for over 10 years –a highly efficient organic material that emits more light year after year with the same amount of energy or less –to stay ahead of the rapidly changing smartphone market.
Recent industry forecasts show that the percentage of 5G smartphones in the global smartphone market is expected to increase from 14% (190 million units) this year to 50% (750 million units) by 2016. Monthly use of significant smartphones from 7 GB in 2018 to 32 GB by 2024.
1) SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance): created in 1878 and headquartered in Switzerland. Specializing in inspection and testing services with more than 2,600 research centers and locations worldwide.
2) UL (Underwriters Laboratories): Global leader in the field of security sciences.
About Samsung Display
SamsungDisplay Co., Ltd. is a world leader in display panels, with OLED and LCD products and technologies. Samsung Display has seven production facilities and five sales offices worldwide. The company specializes in high-quality displays for home, mobile, IT and industrial use, including those with OLED (organic light-emitting diode) and LCD technologies. As a total solutions provider, Samsung Display strives to advance the future with next generation technologies with ultra-thin, energy efficient, flexible and transparent screens. For more information, visit tow.samsungdisplay.com.