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RumorTT: Galaxy Note III to feature unbreakable plastic OLED display

RumorTT: Samsung to give their upcoming Galaxy Note III an unbreakable plastic OLED display

By: Anthony Garreffa from Apr 23, 2013 @ 4:34 CDT

It looks like Samsung could definitely be moving toward a more premium device with their Galaxy Note III, with the upcoming 'phablet' rumored to feature an unbreakable plastic OLED display.


Samsung has planned to create a fully plastic smartphone, which would increase the chance of the smartphone surviving a drop, according to the OLED Association. This would be a great selling point if the phone was virtually indestructible. The unbreakable plastic OLED display is also both thinner and lighter than LCD displays or standard glass substrate OLED displays.

The UBP is just 0.5mm thick, compared to an LCD's thickness of 3.2mm - not only is it thinner, but it is just half the weight of a standard OLED and one-third the weight of an LCD. This should make the bigger Galaxy Note III contain more room for something more important... such as a bigger, and better battery.

The report speculates that the display on the Note III would be increased to 5.9 inches, up from the 5.5-inch display on the Note II. Samsung are expected to unveil the Galaxy Note III at the IFA 2013 show in September and launch in the months after.


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