Samsung display has unveiled the release of the world’s first OLED-matrix with a diagonal of 15.6 inches and a resolution of 4K. This technology finally comes at CES 2019 showing off hardware making use of OLED displays. It has effectively cornered the market on mobile OLED displays. It’s now expanding into the notebook market. Samsung Display has nine production facilities worldwide and is a specialist manufacturer of high-quality displays. The screens will offer HDR excellent colour reproduction and high outdoor visibility.
Samsung also says the new UHD OLED panel comes with a 1.7-times higher colour volume compared to LCD panels of a similar size, capable of displaying 3.4 million colours and meeting the DCI-P3 colour gamut.
The 15.6-inch UHD OLED panels features a brightness level ranging from 0.0005 to 600 nits, and a dynamic contrast ratio of 120,000:1, and also meet the latest DisplayHDR True Black specification released by VESA, and can, according to the press release, depict ” high-contrast almost as well as the human eye.”
The company mentioned that the new OLED panels are thinner and more energy efficient than their LCD products, although they can be more expensive by roughly $50 to $60 (approximately Rs 3,600 to Rs 4,300) than a comparable LCD panel.
Samsung will start manufacturing the panels in mid-February of 2019, but hasn’t said which laptop makers will be using them. However, it just so happens that 4K OLED screens will be coming to Dell’s XPS 15, Alienware m15 and G 15 in March, and HP will release its Spectre x360 OLED 2-in-1 laptop in July.