Korea-based media reports are stating Samsung Display is considering dropping plans for developing OLED TV panels and instead will try to commercialize QLED (quantum dot LED) technology by 2020.
According to a report from inews24, Samsung Electronics is still evaluating the OLED TV market as it has conservative outlooks for the technology over the next few years, and instead believes that QLED TVs will be a better contender for the TV market, most likely starting in the high-end segment.
Samsung in fact has already successfully developed quantum dot (QD) materials and is looking to produce QLED displays for use in TVs, as it believes the technology also has many advantages over OLED, the report said.
The company reportedly started R&D for the technology four years ago and has only recently made breakthroughs, the report said, adding that commercialization for the technology is expected to come by 2020.
The news doesn't seem to be much of a leap of faith considering that Samsung already filed for their trademark "Samsung QDOT TV" back in July 2014.
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