(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...
- are thinner
- are lighter weight
- have better viewing angles
- have faster refresh rates
- use less power
- are simpler and cheaper to manufacture
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.