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6.3-inch Samsung Galaxy Note 3 tipped for 2013

6.3-inch Samsung Galaxy Note 3 tipped for 2013

Samsung's stylus-enabled "phablets" are set to get even bigger, sources in South Korea claim, with the Galaxy Note III tipped to have a whopping 6.3-inch display when it arrives in 2013. The growing smartphone stepped up to a 5.5-inch display in its second-generation, from the 5.3-inches of the original Galaxy Note, but according to whispers to the Korea Times, Samsung plans to maximize display real-estate with a new OLED model for the new year.

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Samsung delays flexible AMOLED until 2013

Samsung delays flexible AMOLED until 2013

Samsung has reportedly pushed back its flexible AMOLED production plans, with the continued success of regular displays meaning it will be 2013 before such panels hit the market. Although Samsung had previously suggested screens under its flexible YOUM brand would show up by Q3 2012, the mass production schedule encountered problems, ETNews reports. Meanwhile, Samsung is selling traditional glass AMOLED panels with no signs of slowing.

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IHS says 4K TVs are “transitional products” until AMOLED is widespread

IHS says 4K TVs are “transitional products” until AMOLED is widespread

If you're a fan of the ultra-gigantic and super-high-definition television environment that exists amongst the super-rich, then you'll be glad to know that more 4G resolution televisions are on the way! While shipments of 4K LCD-TVs across the planet are only up to 4,000 units throughout 2012, they'll ramp up to 2.1 million units in 2017 - that accounting for less than 1 percent of all LCD shipments in both cases. All of this information and analysis comes from IHS iSuppli (now just IHS after iSuppli joined the team fully) and leads into the most important point here: the 4k television may only be a passing fad.

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LG brings screen smackdown to Samsung over Optimus G

LG brings screen smackdown to Samsung over Optimus G

LG has launched a pre-reveal attack on Samsung's favorite phone and tablet technology, AMOLED, hammering home the idea that its Optimus G display will be thinner, brighter, and more power-efficient. Announced last month, the Optimus G uses a new True HD IPS+ screen based on LCD not OLED technologies, and LG is keen to make clear why that's a specific advantage over Samsung's current Android flagship smartphone.

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Samsung Galaxy Note II vs Galaxy Note I: Specifications War

Samsung Galaxy Note II vs Galaxy Note I: Specifications War

At IFA 2012 we've gotten our first glimpse of the next phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note II - now it's time to compare to the original from one year ago to see what's been improved. First you'll notice that the casing for the device has taken on a whole lot more "Galaxy S III" styling, just as the original Note did with the Galaxy S II. The back and front are more than likely going to feature different color combinations even beyond the blue and white we've seen thus far.

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Audi announces AMOLED rear-view display for R8 e-tron

Audi announces AMOLED rear-view display for R8 e-tron

Audi has announced that its upcoming R8 e-tron will be featuring a digital AMOLED rear-view "mirror" when it arrives later this year. This isn't the first time Audi has implemented such a display in one of its cars, as we saw this same technology in its Audi R18 race car. This means that conventional rear-view mirrors are out - at least in the R8 e-tron - and are being replaced with a 7.7-inch AMOLED screen.

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Samsung flexible OLED displays ordered in bulk

Samsung flexible OLED displays ordered in bulk

This week Samsung itself is letting the world know that it's on top of "huge" numbers of orders for flexible AMOLED Displays by the name of YOUM. This information comes direct from Samsung Electronics Chairman Kwon Oh-Hyun as he lets us know that flexible AMOLED displays will be hitting the market in the third quarter of 2012 when Samsung's mass production for the hardware begins full force. "The demand from our clients is significant!" noted Kwon, noting that OLED technologies along these lines will certainly be replacing LCDs inside the next few years as screens on mobile devices get thinner and brighter by the week.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: May 11, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: May 11, 2012

This morning has its fair dose of the final impact of CTIA 2012, complete with a wrap-up of all the non-accessory CTIA devices we saw this whole week. What you've got for the rest of this morning then is impact after impact coming from the folks that decided to release news bits (or accidentally leaked news) here in the aftermath as well. Then of course there's some non-mobile news as well including open-sourced textbooks from your humble narrator's own home-town university, the U of M (Saint Paul and Minneapolis bound!) Have a peek at dive in!

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