The Samsung Super AMOLED was first showcased at the MWC this year with the Samsung S8500 Wave smartphone which featured many other innovations as well (including Bluetooth 3.0, 802.11 n Wi-Fi and the first Bada OS based phone). In this video which you can find after the break, Samsung shows off the Super AMOLED display and explains why it is clearly better than other displays in use at this time.
AMOLED (or Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode) is a display technology that is very common in cellphones, smart phones and other handheld or mobile devices being used today. Super AMOLED is Samsung‘s latest innovation which specifically improves on touch sensitive touchscreens making them brighter, thinner and more sensitive according to Samsung.
In the video below (has no sound), you can see Samsung showing off the qualities of Super AMOLED quite likely as a lead up to the launch of the Samsung Wave S8500 mobile phone.
It makes sense that the Super AMOLED display based devices can consequently be thinner but what we do wonder about is the effect on power consumption and also about the life of Super AMOLED based displays as the AMOLED based displays themselves have a history of material degradation (which admittedly can be circumvented).
On the other hand, one of the major problems with AMOLED displays was clarity and legibility under sunlight and according to Samsung this problem should be resolved with Super AMOLED.
In any case, with the upcoming launch of the Samsung S8500 Wave smart phone, we will soon find out and then we will be able to tell you for ourselves whether or not Super AMOLED is all its cracked up to be.
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