Samsung’s flexible OLED panel isn’t the only display the company has been showing off this week; they’ve also wheeled out a 40-inch OLED screen capable of full 1920 x 1080 high-definition resolution. The new panel also has a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio.
The prototype is an update of a previous 40-inch OLED display, which Samsung first began developing in 2005. That first screen, while the same size, had a resolution of just 1,280 x 800 and a 5,000:1 contrast ratio. Samsung demonstrated the latest model alongside the 14-inch and 31-inch prototypes it recently unveiled at IMID in Korea.
At 40-inches full-HD, the panel is a world-first. Samsung has given no indication of if or when this specific display will be commercialized, but the company has previously claimed that AMOLED screens will become economically feasible in 2009.