Samsung will be unveiling the next generation of AMOLED (Active-matrix organic light-emitting diode) displays during CES 2011 next week.
AMOLED is the technology used in TVs and mobile devices. An AMOLED display includes of a matrix of OLED (organic light-emitting diode) pixels that generate light. The current flowing to each pixel is controlled by a thin film transistor (TFT) array that functions as a series of switches.
During CES 2011, Samsung will unveil a 4.5-inch 800 x 480 (WVGA) resolution flexible AMOLED display concept prototype. This AMOLED display technology will be used for mobile devices. It is 2 mm thick and can be rolled down to a radius of 1 cm.
Samsung will also unveil a -inch transparent AMOLED display prototype that boasts of a qFHD (quad Full High Definition) resolution. This has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels in a 16:9 aspect ratio. It is named as quadFHD because it has four times the resolution of 1080p. This AMOLED display will be deployed on PC monitors and television sets.