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Samsung Super AMOLED production up 10x in 2011 as company posts record small display profit

Samsung Super AMOLED production up 10x in 2011 as company posts record small display profit

Samsung Mobile Display is reporting the highest operating profit margin of display manufacturers worldwide, according to Etnews, with the company's Super AMOLED primarily responsible for the sale success. In Q3 2010, SMD saw sales worth 1.272 trillion won ($900m), with a 10.5-percent operating margin. Meanwhile, supplies of AMOLED panels are set to grow vastly from May 2011, when Samsung's new production line starts up.

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Verizon Samsung Continuum gets reviewed

Verizon Samsung Continuum gets reviewed

Verizon's Samsung Continuum is a curious little Android smartphone, targeted it seems at those so addicted to checking their phone for new email, calendar or other updates, they're draining the battery too quickly and need a second, smaller panel to cater to their obsession. Over at Android Community they've been putting the segmented smartphone through its paces, finding its Ticker display is useful but that it still comes with some compromises.

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Nexus S Could Feature Samsung’s 4.5-inch Flexible AMOLED

Nexus S Could Feature Samsung’s 4.5-inch Flexible AMOLED

With all this hype surrounding the Nexus S, with live images falling prey to the Internet along with the fact that it's believed the device will launch with a stock version of Android 2.3, or Gingerbread, there's a little room here for speculation regarding the device. Considering we don't know anything about it, outside of a few rumors here and there, what the device will actually do, or what hardware specifications it will promote is anyone's guess. So, let's start guessing, shall we?

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Samsung’s 7-inch Super AMOLED gets Galaxy Tab style outing

Samsung’s 7-inch Super AMOLED gets Galaxy Tab style outing

As promised, Samsung Display brought along their new 7-inch Super AMOLED panel to FPD International in Japan this week, and they slotted it inside a Galaxy Tab style prototype as well. Although initially tipped at WXVGA 1200 x 600 resolution, according to Samsung's press release the display actually runs at the same WSVGA 1024 x 600 as the existing LCD TFT screen in the first-gen Galaxy Tab.

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Samsung Continuum for Verizon Due in Stores November 11th

Samsung Continuum for Verizon Due in Stores November 11th

The Samsung Continuum, with its separate 1.8-inch notifications panel, isn't one of the most leaked devices in recent memory, but it certainly had its fair share of pre-release goodness on the Internet. But, that didn't stop Samsung from holding a press event this evening, where the company officially unveiled the brand new device, which is headed to Verizon in just a matter of days.

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Samsung 7-inch Super AMOLED could hit Galaxy Tab in mid-2011

Samsung 7-inch Super AMOLED could hit Galaxy Tab in mid-2011

A 7-inch Galaxy Tab with a Super AMOLED display could well be on the cards in early 2011, with the news that Samsung Mobile Display are planning production of a 1200 x 600 resolution Super AMOLED screen in mid-2011.  The new panel will get its first public outing this month at the FPD-International trade show in Japan, with a 5.5 gen plant kicking off production midway through next year.

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Samsung Focus Review

Samsung Focus Review

Samsung may not be able to compete with the sheer number of Windows Phone 7 devices HTC has brought to the table, but the company has definitely put its best foot forward with the Samsung Focus. Headed to AT&T in the US and Rogers Wireless in Canada, the Focus uses Samsung's own Super AMOLED display technology in a slimline, pocket-friendly chassis. Is it - and Microsoft's new smartphone OS - good enough to see off established challengers like Android and iPhone 4? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Samsung Focus Hands On [Video]

Samsung Focus Hands On [Video]

Samsung's entrance into the Windows Phone 7 market is a strong one, certainly. Their handsets are the only ones to feature the Super AMOLED display, and that alone may give them a leg up for potential customers. Especially those who enjoy media on their phone. The Samsung Focus, which will be launching on AT&T November 8th, is one of those devices, featuring a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, and then plenty of the other features made so "standard" by the Windows Phone 7 platform.

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Samsung Omnia 7 Hands On [Video]

Samsung Omnia 7 Hands On [Video]

With all the press releases and announcements, it's about time we got some hands on time with the handsets being shown off this morning (or afternoon, for those in Europe). The first handset on deck is Samsung's offering for the region, the Omnia 7. Featuring Microsoft's upcoming Windows Phone 7 mobile Operating System, and touting the same high-end internals as all the other devices set to launch soon enough, the Omnia 7 has one distinct feature: that Super AMOLED display.

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