Samsung’s new OLED tech could mean cheaper QD-OLED TVs

Samsung Display has been working on a new way of producing OLED pixels for its QD-OLED TV panels, according to a presentation by a South Korean professor, reported by The Elec (opens in new tab). Specifically. Samsung has been working on a better kind of blue OLED pixel, and this could be just the boost the technology needs to be able to start dropping its prices and competing directly with the regular (and cheaper) OLED panels used in the best OLED TVs currently.

Here’s the background: red and green OLED pixels are made of phosphorescent materials that provide 100% efficiency for brightness internally. But blue OLED pixels are made from fluorescent materials that provide only 25% efficiency.

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