Something to look forward to: Every winter, Samsung holds an “Unpacked” event to unveil its latest Galaxy devices, most notably the Galaxy S phones. This year Samsung also unveiled new Galaxy Books and some of them feature a display that may make customers excited about the flagship release.
On February 1, Samsung plans to host its first Galaxy Unpacked phone in person since before the Covid pandemic. As usual, Samsung has to unveil its latest Galaxy phones. This year it can also present its latest series of Galaxy books – Samsung’s line of laptops. While most specs are scarce, Samsung Display is open Some features of the upcoming Galaxy Book screens.
Samsung plans to use on-cell touch AMOLED (OCTA) displays in its upcoming Galaxy Books. The company introduced OCTA displays with its 2010 line of Galaxy smartphones, but this is the first appearance of the technology in laptops. Instead of a dedicated touch layer, OCTA panels feature touch sensors built into the screen, making them 6 to 11 percent thinner.
The panels will also support a 120Hz refresh rate and 3K resolution across a 16:10 aspect ratio. Consider confirmed now Rumors from the Galaxy Book 3 Ultra and switching to OCTA displays could push Samsung near the top of the “high-end” laptop space.
Samsung Display has not confirmed how many Galaxy Book models will have the OCTA display. While the upcoming Galaxy Book 3 Ultra will undoubtedly feature it, the standard or Pro variants may not be equipped with OCTA.
The new displays will allow Samsung to get a head start in the small but ever-growing market for OLED touchscreen laptops, which is currently dominated by Asus and Dell. The South Korean tech giant may be able to entice a large number of buyers before its biggest competitor, Apple, launches its own OLED MacBook, is expected In 2025. Microsoft is out of the running in the OLED laptop market since it has no plans to add OLED screens to its Surface line.
We’re still only in January, however there have already been many reveals and releases, and it’s only going to get more exciting as the year goes on. Overall, 2023 could be pivotal for display technology. Many companies, such as Samsung, Asus, and LG, are expected to push the boundaries of both OLED and Mini-LED displays.
For early adopters, Samsung is offering a $50 discount when you do the reserve Phone or laptop and $100 off when you pre-order both. Devices ship on February 1.
If you’re interested in any of the upcoming Galaxy Book laptops, Samsung is currently letting customers do so the reserve Pre-order as soon as the device is revealed on February 1st.