This OLED DDIC, as the company informed, is also designed for 1440 x 3360 resolution screens and is being integrated into high-end 5G smartphones produced by global manufacturers
Magnachip Semiconductor Corporation announced that it has commenced full-scale mass production of its first 120Hz High Frame Rate (HFR) OLED display driver IC (DDIC) for QHD flexible displays, followed by the successful release and initial production. The frame rate refers to the number of frames (images) displayed per second on the screen, so a higher frame rate results in better image quality. Magnachip’s new OLED DDIC product supports 120Hz HFR for QHD displays, which is optimized for 5G smartphones.
“We have further strengthened our customers’ trust in and recognition of our technology and product quality with the mass production of this new DDIC,” said YJ Kim, CEO of Magnachip.
Kim added, “We will continuously build the foundation for the future design requirements and expand new opportunities for foldable and 5G smartphones.”
This OLED DDIC, as the compnay informed, is also designed for 1440 x 3360 resolution screens and is being integrated into high-end 5G smartphones produced by global manufacturers. With the sophisticated HFR feature and utilization of the most advanced 28nm process technology in the pure-play foundry industry, Magnachip plans to establish a firm foothold in the premium 5G smartphone market.
The global 5G smartphone market is growing rapidly with the ongoing release of new 5G smartphones from the leading smartphone manufacturers. According to Omdia, a market research firm, global 5G smartphone shipments reached 220 million units in 2020 and would grow five-fold to 1,150 million units by 2023, which will account for almost 80% of all smartphone shipments that year.