Samsung Unveils Youm: Flexible, Bendable OLED Display


Samsung debuted Youm, its flexible, bendable and foldable OLED display for smartphones during CES 2013.

Stephen Woo, president of Samsung and Brian Berkeley, senior vice president of Samsung Display, showcased the new screen technology during the South Korean electronics giant's keynote.

The bendable OLED technology, named Youm, utilizes thin plastic as opposed to glass, subsequently allowing the display to become bendable, flexible, foldable and an almost unbreakable screen. As well as Berkeley displaying a prototype, Microsoft CTO Eric Rudder also showed a prototype Windows Phone with the flexible screen.

"This new form factor will really begin to change how people interact with their devices, opening up new lifestyle possibilities ... and allow our partners to create a whole new ecosystem of devices," said Berkele.

The Galaxy S4 is rumored to be the first Samsung device to feature an unbreakable screen.


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  • zzz_b
    Sorry, but I could not resist: NOW BEND OVER! :)
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  • zzz_b
    Sorry, but I could not resist: NOW BEND OVER! :)
  • warezme
    Haven't they been dragging this tired old thing out at every tech show for the last two years??? Since then, not one product has ever been made to use a bendable screen.
  • IndignantSkeptic
    So now we can finally get massive tablets that we can fold to fit in our pockets.