Saturday, April 30, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
HP Releases New Chromebook for Home and Office
AMD and Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics Close on Semiconductor Assembly and Test Joint Venture
Google's Pichai Sees the End of Computers
Amazon Reports Strong Quarter
Sony Reports Loss But PlayStation Keeps Performing Well
Japan Display Showcase The Latest In Display Technologies In SID DISPLAY WEEK 2016
Strong Galaxy S7 Sales Keep Samsung's Profit High
LG Posts record Q1 Profit
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, November 21, 2006
Samsung Develops World's Slimmest Mobile LCD Screen


Samsung announced today that it has developed the thinnest reported LCD panel, one no thicker than a credit card at 0.82mm, which is 0.07mm thinner than the panel previously reported to be the world's slimmest.

The company also announced that it has developed a new mobile technology, which it is calling "i-Lens," for integrating the entire panel assembly, including a protective layer, into a single, thinner module that is more shock-resistant and easier to read than conventional panels.

Executive Vice President Yun Jin-hyuk, in charge of the Mobile Display Team within the Samsung Electronics LCD Business division, said, "Samsung's R&D initiatives, including LCD module thickness reduction and reinforced shock resistance, will enable our customers to develop truly differentiated and more reliable, ultra-thin mobile products."

To achieve the slimmer package size, Samsung?s Mobile Display Team redesigned the light guide plate subassembly and the glass substrate, which accounted for most of the LCD module?s thickness.

Samsung has further contributed to the trend toward slimmer phones with its new i-Lens technology. The result is a thinner, highly integrated LCD module that protects the mobile phone?s main display better than previous designs, making it more resistant to damage from shock and vibration. In deploying Samsung?s i-Lens technology, manufacturers can trim 1.4 to 2.4mm from the thickness of a mobile phone.

Today, a typical mobile phone screen leaves a 2 to 3mm space above the panel before attaching a reinforced plastic sheet to protect the LCD module. In Samsung?s new i-Lens process, a shock-resistant protective sheet is fastened directly to the LCD module, thereby eliminating the space between it and the panel surface. With i-Lens, the thickness of the LCD module is reduced to a mere 0.82mm, while resolving the sunlight reflection problem inherent in the use of reinforced plastic. As a result, the panel is much easier to view outdoors.

The new LCD screen is available in 2.1 inch-diagonal and 2.2-inch-diagonal screen sizes. It features qVGA (240 x 320 pixels) resolution, 300nit brightness and a 500:1 contrast ratio. Mass production is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2007.


Previous
Next
Samsung Joins DVD6C in Licensing DVD Patents        All News        Creative Launches New Range of Hi-Fi Docking Speaker Systems
Mac Fans Buzzing About Expected Apple "iPhone"     Mobiles News      Sony, NXP Set Standard in Wireless Cards

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Strong Galaxy S7 Sales Keep Samsung's Profit High
Samsung Developer Conference Showcases New Smart TV Tools
Key Samsung Technologies That Enabled 10nm-Class DRAM
A Look at Samsung Foundry's Business Strategy
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Now Available in Pink Gold
Samsung Galaxy C Coming Next Month
Samsung Signs OLED Deal With Apple: report
Samsung Brings Its 2016 SUHD TV Line Up To The U.S.
Samsung, LG And Japan Display Invest In Japanese OLED Startup
Samsung Expects High First-quarter Profit
Samsung Granted Patent for Smart Contact Lenses
Samsung Starts Mass Producing First 10-Nanometer Class DRAM

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .