As Samsung is gearing up for the launch of Galaxy Note III at IFA in September this year, we’re hearing that the alleged device will feature first plastic OLED display made by Samsung Display. According to the rumour, the new display will be made with plastic substrate with an LTPS active matrix and RGB patterned OLED which will make Galaxy Note III display thinner and lighter than existing Galaxy Note II variant.

Here is a comparison between the displays of Galaxy Note III and Galaxy Note II:

Comparison between displays of Note II and Note III

Comparison between displays of Note II and Note III

Comparison among Display Technologies

Comparison among Display Technologies

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UBP OLED significantly reduces the weight and thickness compared to LCDs and glass substrate AMOLEDs. The UBP OLED features just 0.5 mm thick that provide more space for battery as compared to LCD and UBP OLED. It is built using thin film encapsulation and a PI (polyimide) backplane whereas glass substrate OLED employees glass encapsulation and cover glass.

Featured with 5.99-inch display, Samsung Galaxy Note III is speculated to go on sale in Q4 this year.

Source: OLED-A