Apple rumored to move to microLED displays for its wearables

June 8th, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

Industry sources claim that Apple is looking to adopt microLED display technology for its wearables as a move to reduce its reliance on OLED manufacturers (i.e. mostly Samsung but also LG).

What is microLED/µLED? It is very similar to OLED in that each pixel is built up of individually-controllable LEDs. This means total darkness is possible (no glowing blacks, amazing contrast) and that power consumption reduction is easy (just use a black background).

However, these new displays use classic LEDs, not organic ones. This means they offer higher maximum brightness and much improved…

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