Sony to partner with LG for OLED displays; foldable phones in the pipeline?

by XB on 29th January 2018

in News

Sony will be partnering with LG Display to extend is current TV OLED partnership into smartphones, according to a report by Business Korea. Apparently LG Display will supply flexible OLEDs to Sony for the smartphone segment, although no details on timing were given.

We know that Sony is working with flexible OLEDs,” said an official familiar with LG Display. “Already Sony is asking around in order to secure OLED engineers. Sony is expected to implant its success factors in the TV business in its smartphone business and develop products such as foldable phones“.

The rumours around Sony’s use of OLED in smartphones has been intensifying recently, particularly given news on job listings seeking OLED display smartphone experience. However, this is the first news we have heard of Sony dabbling with foldable phones. It will be interesting to see what Sony can come up with. We’ll keep you posted on any further developments.

Via Business Korea.

Thanks Diogo and Tizzo!

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