Many smartphones have been released, with large-sized full screen OLED while removing the home button.
Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 9, scheduled to be launched this August, is expected to be applied with 6.4-inch OLED, according to the industry sources. It is 0.1 inches larger than the Galaxy Note 8 with the removed home button, for the first time in the Galaxy Note series.
In addition, Apple is expected to release a smartphone applied with 6.5-inch OLED, as the iPhone series, in the second half of this year. Apple, which has steadily increased its display size since the iPhone 6+ model in 2015, is anticipated to apply 6.5-inch OLED to iPhone plus models later this year.
Huawei is also expected to introduce 6.9-inch OLED for the Mate 20, which is scheduled to be launched in the second half of this year. Most of analyses say that the decision has targeted Chinese users who tend to opt for a larger smartphone, in order to secure the leadership in the Chinese market.
The average display size of OLED smartphones stood at 5.45 inches in 2016 and 5.5 inches in 2017. In 2018, however, the average size has increased to 5.98 inches with the launch of 5.8 inches and larger OLED smartphones.
In addition to the above-mentioned OLED smartphones, Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy A6 Star, Xiaomi’s Mi 8 Explorer, Asus’s Asus ROG Phone, and many other smartphones with 6 inches or bigger sized OLED are to be released.
Recently, the smartphone market has been leveling up with many users who utilize various contents through smartphones. In line with the strategy of set makers trying to differentiate their products with the display sizes in the smartphone market, the average display size of OLED smartphones is likely to be more than 6.0 inches soon.