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LG Display promises Samsung-slaying AH-IPS high-res screens

LG Display promises Samsung-slaying AH-IPS high-res screens

Samsung can't expect to have all the display attention to itself at SID 2011 next week, with its WQXGA PenTile panel; LG Display is bringing an "ultra high resolution" range of LCDs itself, and it has everything from smartphone screens to tablet and TV scale displays. The new LG Display panels use Advanced High Performance In-Plane Switching (AH-IPS) for 1.5- to 2-times the resolution of typical LCD panels.

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iPad 2 shortage down to LG Display tip insiders

iPad 2 shortage down to LG Display tip insiders

LG Display is reportedly ramping up 9.7-inch LCD IPS panel production for the iPad 2, after production issues supposedly hamstrung Apple's ability to get the coveted slate onto shelves. According to DigiTimes' sources, LG Display's shipments will only get back up to original estimates sometime this quarter; analysts have suggested that production rather than demand is the biggest limit on the iPad 2's sales success.

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Acer prioritizes Tablets over netbooks; Plans “Shuriken” screen ultraportable for May

Acer prioritizes Tablets over netbooks; Plans “Shuriken” screen ultraportable for May

Acer may have lost a CEO over arguments whether tablets and ultra-mobility was the future, but the company isn't acting too conservatively even with a PC stalwart at the helm. According to the latest rumors, Acer is phasing out netbook orders in favor of tablet production, with slates like the Acer Iconia Tab A500 - which went on sale today for $449.99 - replacing Aspire One netbooks. Meanwhile, the company is also reportedly using advanced "Shuriken" displays to create ultraportable notebooks offering more screen with less bulk.

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LG Display talks panels: OLED TV in 2013, IPS LCD in tablets other than iPad

LG Display talks panels: OLED TV in 2013, IPS LCD in tablets other than iPad

LG Display has revealed some panel plans - including details on which customers are using its OLED screens for upcoming smartphones - in its Q1 financial results call; however, OLED TV scale displays aren't expected to reach mass production until mid-2013. According to SeekingAlpha's transcript, LG Display confirmed that, from this month, it will be supplying IPS tablet-scale panels to more than just Apple (which uses the screens for the iPad 2), while implying that as well as supplying Nokia with smartphone-sized screens, it will also be pushing panels for LG handsets in the middle of this year.

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LG Display outs 47″ transparent IPS LCD to take on Samsung [video]

LG Display outs 47″ transparent IPS LCD to take on Samsung [video]

The cat and mouse race between Samsung and LG continues, with LG Display looking to best Samsung's 22-inch transparent LCD from just a couple of weeks back with a transparent screen of its own. The company is showing off a huge 47-inch IPS LCD panel which as well as being transparent is capable of Full HD resolution.

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LG Display livid over Samsung exec’s engineer expletive [Updated]

LG Display livid over Samsung exec’s engineer expletive [Updated]

An unexpected slur by a Samsung exec on rivals LG Display could result in a legal case, after Kim Hyun-suk, vice president of Samsung’s digital media business, described LG's engineers as "really stupid sh*ts" at a press conference earlier this week. Asked by journalists about LG's Full HD claims for its latest 3D TV technology, the Korea Herald reports, Hyun-suk retorted "I heard that LG Display's Kwon Young-soo said its TVs are full HD, I think his engineers are really stupid sh*ts. What a lame argument with no theoretical grounds. It's just unreasonable."

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LG Display’s 31-Inch OLED TV Showcased at IFA 2010

LG Display’s 31-Inch OLED TV Showcased at IFA 2010

It was the middle of August when we brought your attention to LG's highly-anticipated 31-inch OLED TV. There was some speculation that the set would make an appearance at this year's IFA, and sure enough it looks like the company managed to sneak it in and put it on display for everyone to look at. Actually, just by looking at the image below, we can safely say that they put it out there for everyone to stare at.

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LG Display can’t meet Apple demand yet may cut production

LG Display can’t meet Apple demand yet may cut production

When the demand for components like LCD screens that go in Apple products like the iPad is so high that Apple can’t build enough and the lack of LCD screens is the cause you would think that production of LCDs would increase. I mentioned last week that LG Display stated it would likely be 2011 before it could meet the demand for LCD screens from Apple and other makers.

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