Smartphone and tablet-computer maker Samsung is planning
to start mass production of screens made of plastic rather than glass,
according to The Wall Street Journal.
This would make the South Korean company’s devices unbreakable, lighter and bendable.
Journal reports that these so-called flexible displays are expected to
be released in the first half of next year, though it’s unclear when the
technology would be available commercially.
“The key reason for
Samsung to use plastic rather than conventional glass is to produce
displays that aren’t breakable. The technology could also help lower
manufacturing costs and help differentiate its products from other
rivals,” Shinyoung Securities analyst Lee Seung-chul told the Journal.
video posted after Samsung’s bendable screen was showcased at 2011’s
Consumer Electronics Association (CES) Las Vegas conference, as reported
by mobile technology news site IntoMobile, shows off how the new
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