Samsung remains the top smartphone display maker for Q1 2017

Samsung has been the top display maker in the world the first quarter of the year, raking in $3.5 billion of revenue accounting for 27.2% of global market share for smartphone displays or displays under 9 inches. This is all according to industry firm IHS Markit, the Korea Herald reports.

Sales revenue is up from Q1 2016 as the demand for more expensive curved/flexible OLED panels rose in demand over the past year. While Samsung dominated the $13 billion industry, Japan Display followed with 17.8% share of the market, with LG Display Co. and Chinese BOE Technology Group trailing behind…