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Ads, Smaller Batteries, Jello Displays — How 2017 OEMs Keep Delivering What You Never Asked For

Last year it seemed that all the bad mojo in our industry was focused on one brand: Samsung. The Galaxy Note7 will likely go down as one of the worst blunders in our industry despite its revival as the Fan Edition nearly one year later. While a lot could be written about how Samsung handled the...

The LG G6 Has Awkward, Jaggy Display Corners… Here’s the Fix

LG's newest engineering miracle revolves around the LG G6's display, as the company ditched the modular functionality it introduced with the LG G5. This tall display has QHD levels of pixel density on a 2:1 ratio, flanked by thin bezels. Moreover, LG implemented rounded corners to make the device even more attractive to the eye. Something...

Samsung is Finalizing a Deal to Invest $2 Billion in Vietnam for OLED Production

It's become clear that Samsung is going all in on OLED production lately. They've shut down multiple LCD production facilities and have increased their output of OLED panels over the last few years. Samsung has invested so much into OLED production that they've been even been able to bring down the price and actually make...

18:9 1440p LCD Panel to be Used in the LG G6

LG was in Las Vegas for CES last week, and they were talking about the company's upcoming flagship smartphone, the LG G6. They didn't tell us much about the smartphone, but they did announce it would not have the modular design that was introduced with the LG G5. So it's clear that LG has been working...

Report: Samsung to Disclose Note 7 Battery Issue this Month, Note 8 will Sport a 2160p Display

With CES happening this week, there's been a lot of talk about what Samsung will do with their upcoming smartphones. At the end of November, it was reported that Samsung would officially announce what actually caused the battery issue of the Galaxy Note 7. We were told they would announce what went wrong by the end...

Report Says Flexible AMOLED Shipments Could Triple in 2017

Despite a recent shortage of display panels, shipments of AMOLED displays have been on an upward trend for the past few years. Samsung in particular is one company that has dedicated much of their company resources to developing AMOLED technology for use in all of their devices. During the advent of the technology, some users were...

Samsung is Investing in Bezel-less, Edge-to-Edge Screen Technology

While some companies, including Samsung, are investing in foldable display technology, others are opting for a full screen display product. We recently watched Xiaomi make headlines with their Mi MIX concept phone. A smartphone that reportedly sports a 91.3% screen-to-body ratio. This type of technology is still in its infancy, and has already shown to...

OnePlus 3 (Reviewer) OTA Brings sRGB Mode and RAM Adjustments

The OnePlus 3 is a good phone, and there are just a few roadblocks in its way from becoming a great one. The phone is amongst the few in the mainstream to sport a humongous 6GB of RAM, but the software side of things leaves a vast part of this 6GB underutilized. OnePlus reasoned that this...

Try These 10 Unobvious Galaxy S7 Features

The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are packed with so many features that sometimes a few will go overlooked. Jared went through to find some of the most useful features and highlighted them in this video. Display Scaling Condense the DPI on your device to fit more information on your display with a simple app called Display Scaling....

LG Thinks Flexible Displays Are the Future, Do You?

LG enjoyed moderate success with its flexible 6-inch G Flex, enough to invest in this year's successor, the G Flex 2. This confidence has been reflected in the company's insistence that flexible smartphones will make up 40% of the market share in 2018, and now more firmly in its newly announced flexible display factory. Despite the phone itself initially suffering from...

Reasons, Limits and Improvements of Display Growth

The world of smartphones has seen an increase in specification numbers, year after year. For most things, bigger numbers usually mean good things: more resolution, more processor frequency or cores, more storage, more camera resolution. We see phone performances improve up to 30% each year. We went from 8MP cameras to a 13MP standard in...

Smartphone Resolution Wars: 1440p and Beyond

There’s been plenty of speculation surrounding Sony’s semesterly update to their flagship Xperia Z line. Some rumors are wildly different from each other and suggest radically different hardware. The next Xperia flagship has been rumored to have a 5.5 inch screen, but then also a 5.4 inch screen--and now they seem to be settling on a more...