“We know that Sony is working with flexible OLEDs,” said an official familiar with LG Display. “Already Sony is asking around in order to secure OLED engineers. Sony is expected to implant its success factors in the TV business in its smartphone business and develop products such as foldable phones“.
The rumours around Sony’s use of OLED in smartphones has been intensifying recently, particularly given news on job listings seeking OLED display smartphone experience. However, this is the first news we have heard of Sony dabbling with foldable phones. It will be interesting to see what Sony can come up with. We’ll keep you posted on any further developments.