According to the latest report, Samsung Display, which originally planned to withdraw from the LCD panel business at the end of 2020, although it extended the production time of LCD panels for a period of time, decided to withdraw, ahead of schedule by the end of this year. To June, to focus more on QD-OLED panels.
The latest reports from the source show that Samsung Display, which has decided to focus on QD-OLED panels, has increased the yield of large-size QD-OLED panels to 80%. Samsung Display has increased the yield rate of large-size QD-OLED panels to 80%, which was first reported by the Korean media.
They said in the report that the yield rate of Samsung Display’s large-size QD-OLED panels was initially only 30%, and it will increase to 50% in 2021, to 75% in mid-April this year, and to 80% recently.
However, some sources said in the report that Samsung Display, which has decided to focus on QD-OLED very early, produces this type of panel, which still only occupies a small percentage of the panels required for TVs launched by Samsung Electronics.
Moreover, the sources mentioned in the report that Samsung Display has produced QD-OLED panels on the 8.5-generation production line of the Asan factory last year. The 55-inch QD-OLED panels of this production line shipped 720,000 units last year, and 65-inch panels Shipments of 1.08 million pieces, even if all of them are used for TVs produced by Samsung Electronics, only accounted for 3.6% of Samsung Electronics’ TV shipments last year.
Of course, sources also mentioned in the report that although Samsung Display’s current output of QD-OLED panels is not high, they have already made more investments, and they have decided to accelerate the transformation of LCD panel production lines into QD-OLED panels.