LG to start mass producing flexible OLED displays and using them in a production phone.
Flexible screens sounds like something from the future, but according to LG, the future will be in mass production and in mobile phones before the end of this year. The company had previously confirmed that it will start mass production of the flexible Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) screens back in April, but now it has upped the ante and decided to predict a fully functional mobile device with the screen as well.
The screens are being produced in the company's South Korean display complex, located in Paju. While it has already shipped samples to other companies, including the LG Electronics branch, full production is only expected to start in Q4 this year, with an expected rate of 12,000 screens per month.
There have been no further hints towards the actual phone, but we are expecting some interesting developments. Flexible screens, while being an incredible technological advancement, don't seem to be the most useful thing ever on a smartphone, so we are hopeful that the company will pull off something amazing that highlights their uses.