Samsung Display has increased its OLED production. The company has begun mass-production of 90Hz OLED screens for laptops, which will be utilized in Asus’s future 14-inch laptops.
Demand for laptops is significantly on the rise, according to Asus Vice General Manager Y.C. Chen, as working from home and remote learning become the norm. He went on to suggest that OLED screens may be used for a number of purposes, such as school, virtual meetings, video streaming, gaming, and so on. According to Samsung Display, the 90Hz OLED panel increases the options for people who want to watch high-definition video on their computers. With its unique OLEDs, they’re also pioneering and leading the market in display technologies that give amazing image quality.
Samsung Display announced in January that it would begin mass-producing OLED panels soon, although it did not specify which partners would be involved. At the time, the company remarked that OLED panels could be the best option for meeting consumer demands for laptops used for telework, online education, video streaming, and gaming.
This is Samsung Display’s first confirmation of its mass production. However, the news should come as no surprise. OLED has been usually found on large, high-end laptops in recent years but, if recent OEM announcements are any proof, it may soon also be available on smaller, more affordable notebooks. In the last month, for example, Asus and Lenovo have debuted a slew of OLED laptops in a variety of sizes and price ranges, most of them having a 90Hz display option.
According to Samsung, the new 90Hz panels will be available on a 14-inch Zenbook and a 14-inch Vivobook Pro. The Asus Zenbook 14X, which was announced on September 2nd, will be available with a 4K OLED HDR display or a 2.8K OLED 90HZ panel, with prices beginning at $1,399.99.
A number of Asus’s product lines have also received updated OLED screens. Its ProArt StudioBook 16 OLED and ProArt StudioBook 16 will be launched in Q4 and are among the first 16-inch laptops with 4K OLED HDR displays. Lenovo, looking for fair competition, unveiled a number of OLED laptops earlier this month. It also employs Samsung’s OLED screens.