Towards the end of 2010 Samsung Electronics introduced Super PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) with the intent of providing an alternative to the popular IPS technology, primarily manufactured by LG. Display. It is an "IPS-type" panel technology, and is very similar in performance features, specs and characteristics to LG. Display's offering. Samsung adopted PLS panels instead of AMOLED panels, because in the past AMOLED panels had difficulties in realizing full HD resolution on mobile devices.