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(Organic Light-Emitting Diode)

OLED is a display technology that consists of small dots of organic polymer that emit light when charged with electricity.

Compared to LCD displays, OLED displays...

See: LCD

OLED displays used as primary phone displays are all active-matrix, sometimes referred to as AMOLED.


OLED displays can be manufactured on a base of glass or plastic (sometimes called pOLED). Plastic permits OLED displays that are more durable, and even curved.

Smaller, secondary OLED displays come in single-color, multi-color, and full-color varieties. OLED display modules used in secondary displays are sometimes of a simpler type using passive-matrix technology.

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