LG has announced that their new flexible display technology is ready for prime time. With factories humming, the company will be releasing a six-inch black-and-white EPD (Electronic Paper Display) by the beginning of next month, starting with the European market.
The plastic device is bendable up to 40 degrees and utilizes e-ink technology, whereby black/white "pixels" are suspended in a substrate, so no power is drawn when the page is static. Previous attempts at creating flexible displays have resulted in a fragile product, but LG claims that despite being incredibly thin—just 0.7mm!—they've realized an unspecified manufacturing breakthrough that enables "strong durability."
We'll keep you posted as the launch date solidifies.
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