Sanyo Invests in CCD, OLED Technology for Phones
Jan 21, 2003, 9:37 AM by (staff)
Sanyo Electric said today it would spend $380 million over three years to boost production of CCD chips used in camera phones, to 50 million units a month by spring 2004, from 10 million at the end of last year. Sanyo also announced last week that a joint venture with Eastman Kodak would spend $169 million in the next business year to start making a new type of cellphone screen, using OLED technology, which is brighter and thinner than current liquid crystal displays. A decision is expected in the next few months on the roll-out of the first OLED-screen cellphone.
Kodak Ektra Improves Camera and Lowers Price As It Makes US Debut
May 26, 2017
Eastman Kodak and Bullitt Group this week launched the Ektra smartphone in the U.S. The handset was first announced in October 2016.
Kodak Ektra Is More Camera Than Phone
Oct 20, 2016
Bullitt Group today announced the Kodak Ektra, an Android smartphone that focuses on providing a steady camera experience. Bullitt is the company behind CAT phones and made another Kodak-branded phone earlier this year.
Acer Jade Liquid Primo Hits Microsoft Store
Jul 18, 2016
Acer's Jade Liquid Primo landed in the Microsoft Store today for $649. The device runs Microsoft's Windows 10 platform with Cortana, OneDrive, and Office.
LG Turning to OLED for V30's FullVision Display
Aug 3, 2017
LG today said its "next flagship smartphone" — widely believed to be the V30 — will be the first to adopt a plastic OLED FullVision display. LG has used plastic OLED before, notably on the 2015 Flex 2, which was in fact curved and flexible.
Sprint Expands Retail Deal with Dixons Carphone to 500 Stores
Feb 29, 2016
Sprint today announced a joint venture between it and Dixons Carphone to open 500 Sprint stores around the U.S. The joint venture follows a pilot program the two companies launched last year that saw them test Dixons' best practices in some 20 Sprint stores.