South Korean conglomerate Samsung have been working on flexible displays for smartphones and other devices that use plastic instead of glass to make their products lighter, more durable and bendable. This kind of technology is something that many similar companies like Sony for example have looked into over the years, however Samsung seem have progressed the fastest with it as the reports emerged that they are nearly ready to mass produce products that use this kind of flexible display.
Devices bearing this innovative type of flexible display were exhibited by Samsung last year, but an exact date for when the product will become commercially available has not yet been given.
A source familiar with the new type of display unit said that it was in the last phase of development and that consumers could expect to see products bearing this type of technology on the shelves in the first half of 2013 – but declined to comment on how much money Samsung have spent researching the technology. Continue Reading