Patent Number: 7,821,601

Title: Transflective liquid crystal display device comprising domain partitioning members disposed in the reflective area and not in the transmissive area

Abstract: A display device includes a first panel and a second panel facing each other, a liquid crystal layer and a member for determining a tilt direction of liquid crystal molecules of the liquid crystal layer. The display device has a reflective area and a transmissive area. The liquid crystal layer is interposed between the first panel and the second panel. The member is disposed at a portion of the second panel corresponding to the reflective area. The display device realizes a multi-domain structure and prominent reflective efficiency is obtained by utilizing a projection area as a reflective area.

Inventors: Kim; Sang-Il (Suwon-si, KR), Choi; Jeong-Ye (Suwon-si, KR), Kim; Jin-Hong (Yongin-si, KR), Hong; Wang-Su (Suwon-si, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G02F 1/1335 (20060101); G02F 1/1337 (20060101); G02F 1/1343 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00