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Samsung working on bendable display technology, would make smartphones "unbreakable"

Samsung to unveil bendable, "unbreakable" displays for smart devices - 2013 is about to get a whole

By Anthony Garreffa on Nov 15, 2012 06:41 pm CST - 0 mins, 59 secs reading time

Samsung don't just have a twelve-month release cycle like their competition, nor do they just have one flagship product, with a second in development. They continue to innovate, and try to keep more than one portion of consumers happy - this latest news could change the entire market.

Samsung working on bendable display technology, would make smartphones unbreakable |

Samsung have been working on bendable screen technology for a while, but according to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, they're working on display screens made with plastic that could make phones "unbreakable". The South Korean company are reportedly in the final stages of development, and hope to be the first company on the market to start mass production of the interesting new technology.

The new unbreakable screens use OLD technology to emit images, as OLED is thin and can be put onto flexible displays. Instead of using glass, plastic is used to make the phones lighter, with the more durable display. Samsung have told the WSJ that they are already some consumers testing out the new display, and according to an unnamed source in the report, Samsung hope to bake this new tech into displays and put them on the market in the first half of 2013.

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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