Samsung officially launches display unit spin off

By Jos
Apr 2, 2012
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  1. As planned, Samsung Electronics on Monday announced that it has officially spun off its display business into a separate entity named Samsung Display Co. The South Korean electronics giant said…

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  2. Wow $6.6B... even as a spun off division they've got the $$.

    Hope this lowers display prices and speeds up development on OLEDs since backlit LCD is getting old fast. Props to Sammy for making the best screens out there.
  3. captainawesome

    captainawesome TS Guru Posts: 428   +44

    I think there are some exciting things on the way for display tech. 100% transparent glass, cheaper IPS, OLED etc. I think by 2014 we will finally start seeing better displays in laptops by default.
  4. pixelstuff

    pixelstuff TS Rookie Posts: 19

    How does spinning off the department into a new company help? Was the temptation just to great to siphon money from the display division into other areas of the company?
  5. spinning off avoids any "conflict of interest" concerns from other companies who would like to delegate their display manufacturing to samsung

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