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LG Display flexible OLED mass production in Q4 (with an LG phone to use it)

LG Display flexible OLED mass production in Q4 (with an LG phone to use it)

LG will begin mass producing flexible OLED displays for smartphones in Q4 2013, the company has confirmed, though while it has teased "major clients" it won't confirm which manufacturers may offer handsets using the screen tech. LG Display expects to produce 12,000 sheets of flexible OLED every month, the company told The Korea Times, with the first device from LG itself to use the flexible screens also due later this year.

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LG’s first flexible OLED phone due before the year is out

LG’s first flexible OLED phone due before the year is out

LG plans to launch a flexible OLED smartphone before the end of the year, the company's VP of mobile has confirmed, though it's unclear to what extent the work-in-progress handset will actually flex. The OLED panel in question is the handiwork of LG Display according to VP of LG mobile Yoon Bu-hyun, the WSJ reports, with the proposed device set to launch sometime in Q4.

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Apple screen sales slump skewers LG Display

Apple screen sales slump skewers LG Display

An over-reliance on Apple's custom has left LG Display in the lurch with its LCD screen sales, having seen profits pale alongside a shrink in panel demand. The screen company saw tablet and smartphone panel sales drop 4-percent in Q1 this year, versus Q4 2012, which analysts have blamed on smaller than expected orders from Apple. The Cupertino firm's iPad and iPhone display requirements are believed to account for around 30-percent of LG Display's revenue.

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LG unveils 27″ MT93 IPS Personal Smart TV

LG unveils 27″ MT93 IPS Personal Smart TV

LG has unveiled its small-apartment-and-bedroom-sized MT93 IPS Personal Smart TV, which measures in at 27-inches and offers all the features you expect in a smart television. The MT93 is aimed at students and others who need a small device for an "individual space." The combination of sleek design, connectivity, and small size make this an appealing addition to LG's smart TV lineup.

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LG invests $655 million to ramp up OLED production

LG invests $655 million to ramp up OLED production

We saw LG's newest OLED HDTV televisions at CES last month, and we were certainly impressed. However, the price tag wasn't really in our range, and limited availability severely diminished the chances of even owning one in the first place, but LG Display has announced they're investing $655 million to put the new televisions in mass production next year.

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LG Display outs CES 2013 spoils: Full HD phone/tab screens plus UHD TVs

LG Display outs CES 2013 spoils: Full HD phone/tab screens plus UHD TVs

LG Display has detailed its screen showing for CES 2013, spanning smartphone and tablet scale through to lounge-dominating behemoth panels, and most boasting high-resolution. At the mobile end of the scale, LG will kick off with a 4.7-inch panel with 1mm bezel, helping trim sizable smartphones down to hand-friendly scale, followed by a 5.5-inch Full HD "phablet" panel with huge 403ppi pixel density. There'll also be a 7-inch tablet display, running at 1920 x 1200 for 324ppi.

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LG Display hunts Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 sales ban in Korea

LG Display hunts Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 sales ban in Korea

Apple isn't the only company to bear a grudge against Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1: LG Display has filed an injunction for a ban on the stylus-equipped tablet in Korea, as well as nearly $1m in damages for every day Samsung keeps it on sale. The latest phase of an ongoing patent dispute between LG Display and Samsung Display, Dow Jones reports, the suit alleges that the screen used in the Note 10.1 infringes its technologies in the way it boosts viewing angles.

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Apple parts providers to increase yields in Q1 2013

Apple parts providers to increase yields in Q1 2013

Apple's supply chain has definitely seen plenty of issues recently when it comes to meeting demand. iPad minis, as well as the new iMacs aren't being manufactured fast enough due to low yield rates of displays. Both LG Display and AU Optronics are experiencing mass production issues, and they don't expect things to get better until Q1 2013.

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LG unveils world’s first 21:9 panoramic monitor

LG unveils world’s first 21:9 panoramic monitor

Some days it seems like there is never enough monitor real estate for all the applications you have open. Thusly you add a second monitor into the mix, which, while convenient, isn't as awesome as having one giant monitor spread before your eyes. This is where LG's EA93, a 29-inch monitor with a 21:9 aspect ratio, comes in.

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LG tricks elevator riders using its IPS displays

LG tricks elevator riders using its IPS displays

In what could be considered an awesome PR stunt for LG and to show how lifelike its displays can be, the company rigged nine of their IPS displays together into a 3x3 array and placed it on a random elevator floor. When people would enter the elevator, LG would play quite a mean prank them, especially those who have a fear of heights and falling.

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LG Optimus G: True HD IPS+ Display, S4 Pro and super-strength battery

LG Optimus G: True HD IPS+ Display, S4 Pro and super-strength battery

LG's next flagship smartphone will have a True HD IPS+ Display matching the iPhone 4S' Retina Display, the company has teased, along with a high-speed Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. The officially unnamed handset, due for reveal imminently and codenamed the LG Optimus G, will turn to the company's screen-centric branch for its visual prowess, with LG Display's newest 1280 x 768 Stripe RGB IPS panel promising both extreme brightness and reduced power consumption against the AMOLEDs favored by arch-rival Samsung.

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LG employees charged with swiping OLED tech from Samsung

LG employees charged with swiping OLED tech from Samsung

The world of technology and gadgets is a fast-paced and highly competitive one, and sometimes, things can get a little bit hairy. Six LG Display employees have been charged with stealing OLED technology from Samsung Display between 2010 and 2011, with Samsung saying that LG poached some of its core employees - and presumably a number of its business secrets - as well. 11 people total have been charged in the case, including three people who currently work for Samsung and two former Samsung Mobile employees.

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