The Samsung Galaxy S line of high-end Android phones is selling like hotcakes; one million units have been shipped to American points of sale since the original launch in mid-July. This may not impress anyone who's used to the utterly ridiculous sales that Apple
Furthermore, consider that only two out of six networks with announced plans to sell this device have actually gotten around to doing it so far -- Verizon, Sprint-Nextel
While all of this is great news for Samsung, you probably don't have that Pink Sheets stock in your portfolio. But every Galaxy S ships with an OLED screen based on technology from Universal Display
Thanks in large part to this phone meeting lofty ambitions, the floodgates are opening for Universal Display after years of "maybe later." Curiously, the stock is down on a generally blah market day, despite this significant piece of good news. Is this where you back up the truck and load up on shares? Send a thumbs-up CAPS rating Universal's way to complete the picture.
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