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HTC to Ditch Samsung Displays in Favor of Sony

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Jul 26, 2010, 7:33 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

HTC today announced that it is switching display suppliers for its high-end Android devices. HTC will use Sony's Super LCD display (SLCD) technology in a number of handsets, most notably the Nexus One and Desire. According to HTC, SLCDs offer better power management and wider viewing angles when compared to previous generations of LCD technology. HTC is making the switch, in part, because Samsung has been unable to supply it with enough AMOLED displays for HTC to meet the demand for its products.

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Jul 26, 2010, 8:03 AM

Behind on supply

Could it be that Samsung was busy making screens for their own phones. They have four phones coming to the market on four major US carriers. I'd say so. Smart move HTC.
HTC needs to learn how to forecast their demand for LCD's instead blaming Samsung. Good luck with Sony!!!!
Even though Samsung has many divisions that manufacture components for mobile phones and mobile phones themselves, why would they limit production of LCD's just to one source?

Your opinion states to gain advantage over the competition, not disagre...

Jul 26, 2010, 10:03 AM

This means a new Nexus One?

I might be a little behind on things having been on vacation for a week and a half, but I remember the Nexus One being discontinued and no announcements being made for a new one as of yet.

I wonder what they are cooking up???
Per the Engadget article this News Item linked to, 'but the global Nexus One and Desire are getting hooked up "later this summer."'

Per the geek.com article, 'The Nexus One will continue to be available through carriers including Vodafone in Europe...
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