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Samsung Expected to Provide Nearly 80% of OLED Displays for iPhone 12 Lineup [Updated]

Tuesday May 26, 2020 8:30 am PDT by
Despite Apple's focus on diversifying its suppliers for various components in its products, Samsung Display is expected to still provide nearly 80 percent of the OLED displays used in this year's "iPhone 12" lineup, according to a preview of a DigiTimes report that will be published in full tomorrow. Samsung Display has obtained nearly 80% of the overall panel orders for Apple's...

LG Display to Supply Apple With 400,000 OLED iPhone Panels By End of Year

Wednesday November 7, 2018 3:00 am PST by
Apple has contracted LG Display to begin production of OLED panels for iPhones. According to ETNews, the display panels will be produced at LG's E6 production line in Paju, with shipping to begin next month. LG will supply approximately 400,000 OLED panels to Apple before the end of the year, with the cost of each unit expected to be around $90. In September it was reported that LG's...

LG Named Second Supplier of OLED Displays in iPhones

Friday September 14, 2018 5:12 am PDT by
LG has been selected as a secondary supplier of flexible OLED display panels for iPhones, according to Korean publication ETNews. The report, citing unnamed sources, claims that LG's sixth-generation flexible OLED display panels recently passed a series of Apple's quality tests. LG is now preparing for mass production at one of its plants, the sources said. In April, The Wall Street...

Apple Supplier LG Display's Quarterly Losses Unlikely to Affect OLED Investment

Wednesday July 25, 2018 3:37 am PDT by
Apple supplier LG Display has reported a second quarterly loss and cut its investment plans by $2.7 billion up to 2020, on mounting concerns for the smartphone market (via Reuters). LG shares fell 7 percent after it posted faster-than-expected declines in the price of display panels and an unpredictable outlook. The announcement follows news that another Apple supplier, Taiwan-based TSMC,...

LG Display Signs Deal With Apple to Supply OLED and LCD Panels for 2018 iPhones

Friday July 13, 2018 2:09 am PDT by
LG Display has signed a deal with Apple to supply both LCD and OLED panels for the company's 2018 range of iPhones, according to a new report by Korea-based Newspin (via DigiTimes). The contract will see LG Display ship around 20 million LCD smartphone panels to Apple in 2018, according to the report, which also puts the number of OLED panels to be supplied by LG in the 3 to 4 million ballpark ...

LG Display to Supply Apple With 2-4 Million OLED Panels for This Year's 'iPhone X Plus'

Thursday June 28, 2018 3:44 am PDT by
Apple's multi-billion dollar investment in LG Display to start supplying OLED technology is close to bearing fruit, reports Bloomberg. According to the report's sources, the Korean firm is almost ready to become Apple's second supplier for OLED screens, allowing Apple to reduce its reliance on Samsung, currently the sole manufacturer of the panels in iPhone X models. The first OLED screens...

Samsung May Remain Exclusive Supplier of OLED Displays in 2018 iPhones Due to LG's Reported Production Issues

Friday April 20, 2018 5:12 am PDT by
LG Display is widely considered to be ramping up its OLED display production capabilities in hopes of securing orders for Apple's next-generation iPhone lineup, expected to be released later this year, but mass production challenges have caused the company to fall behind schedule, according to The Wall Street Journal. The report, citing people familiar with the matter, claims that Apple...

LG Display Could Supply OLED Displays for This Year's 'iPhone X Plus'

Wednesday January 3, 2018 3:01 am PST by
LG Display saw its shares surge to a one-month high on Wednesday following a report that the company will begin supplying OLED panels to Apple's new range of iPhones this year (via Financial Times). LG's stock rallied on an Electronic Times report that the South Korean firm would make over 15 million OLED panels for Apple's 2018 range of iPhones. LG is already a supplier of LCD panels,...

Apple Reportedly Investing Billions in LG to Make OLED Displays for Future iPhones

Friday July 28, 2017 6:47 am PDT by
Apple is widely expected to introduce its first iPhone with an OLED display later this year, after a decade of using solely LCD technology. Earlier reports peg Samsung as the exclusive supplier of OLED displays for the high-end smartphone, as the only company that can reliably produce both the quantity and quality of panels that Apple demands. That could change within a few years,...

LG Display Plans $13 Billion OLED Investment Over Next Three Years

Tuesday July 25, 2017 5:10 am PDT by
Earlier in July, a report by The Korea Herald suggested that Apple and supplier LG Display were working on a deal that would see Apple investing $1.75-2.62 billion into LG Display's OLED manufacturing, specifically a plant that would be exclusively devoted to Apple orders. Today, Reuters has provided a few more details on LG Display's plans to enter the OLED display market for smartphones, which...

Apple Reportedly Investing in LG Display's New OLED Plant, Will Be Solely Devoted to iPhones

Monday July 3, 2017 5:02 am PDT by
While Samsung remains the world's the dominant supplier of OLED panels and will supply Apple with up to 92 million OLED screens over the next two years, a new report today suggests that Apple is looking to diversify its supply chain by investing $1.75-2.62 billion into LG Display's OLED manufacturing. Specifically, Apple and LG Display are said to be considering a deal that would funnel Apple's...

LG Said to Supply Apple With Foldable Displays for Future iPhones

Friday December 16, 2016 6:09 am PST by
LG's display division is developing and will start mass-producing foldable displays for smartphones in 2018, and supply them to Apple, Google, and Microsoft, according to South Korean website ETNews. LG has shown off various futuristic-looking curved and foldable display prototypes over the past three years, including one with a book-like design and another that can be rolled up like a...

Apple is 'Close' to OLED Screen Deal With LG and Samsung for Future iPhones

Tuesday December 29, 2015 6:13 pm PST by
Apple is close to signing a final agreement with LG Display and Samsung to provide OLED screens for next-generation iPhones, according to a new report from ET News [Google Translate] (via Reuters). The OLED panels are rumored to be included with iPhones starting in 2018. The two Korean companies plan to spend around $12.8 billion (15 trillion won) combined to build up OLED production...

iPhones Expected to Have OLED Displays Starting in 2018

Wednesday November 25, 2015 11:12 am PST by
Apple plans to switch to OLED displays for iPhones starting in 2018, according to Japanese website Nikkei. The report claims Apple has notified its suppliers about its future plans, with LG Display already planning capacity upgrades for high-volume OLED display production. LG Display and Samsung Electronics will likely share a large portion of the OLED panel production for future iPhones,...

Teardown of iPad Air Reveals A7 Chip, LG Display, Qualcomm LTE Modem

Friday November 1, 2013 6:50 am PDT by
iFixit has performed another one of its traditional high-quality teardowns on the iPad Air. The new iPad is dramatically thinner and lighter compared to the previous models, and also sports a 64-bit A7 chip, an M7 motion compressor, and a Qualcomm MDM9615 LTE modem. Among the details revealed in the teardown: - The display appears to be manufactured by LG. The Korean company along with Sharp...

Teardown of Fourth-Generation iPad Reveals LG Display, A6X Chip, Lightning Connector

Thursday November 1, 2012 9:23 pm PDT by
Close on the heels of its iPad mini teardown, iFixit has performed a similar procedure on the fourth-generation iPad. The new iPad is extremely similar to the previous model, with the main exceptions being the move to a more powerful A6X chip and a change to Apple's new Lightning connector. Of most significant interest is of course the A6X chip, which would be an enhanced version of the A6...

Claim of Samsung as Sole Display Supplier for New iPad Disputed, LG Reportedly On Board

Wednesday March 14, 2012 6:15 am PDT by
Reuters specifically refutes a Bloomberg report from yesterday which claimed Samsung is the sole supplier for the new iPad's Retina display after LG and Sharp failed to meet Apple's quality requirement. According to a Reuters source, LG is indeed providing displays for the device.Flat screen maker LG Display Co Ltd is supplying touch-screen panels for Apple Inc's new iPad, a source close to the...

LG and Samsung Still Struggling with 'Retina' iPad 3 Display?

Wednesday October 26, 2011 9:17 pm PDT by
CNET reports that LG Display and Samsung are continuing to struggle with production of the display planned for the iPad 3 next year, with both companies trying to tackle the challenge of producing the display in volume. Sources have claimed that Apple is planning a 2048 x 1536 display for the device, double that of the current iPad in each dimension.But whether manufacturers can make them in...

LG Resolves Quality Issues with iPad 2 Display Production

Friday September 9, 2011 7:24 am PDT by
Last month, word surfaced that Apple had shifted orders for iPad 2 displays away from LG Display after the company experienced quality issues with its production. The issues were said to be related to an unacceptably high number of panels failing drop testing. Digitimes now reports that those issues have been resolved, and iPad 2 display panel shipments have returned to normal at LG...

Apple Shifts iPad 2 Display Orders from LG to Samsung Due to Quality Issues

Wednesday August 10, 2011 7:52 am PDT by
DigiTimes reports that Apple has been forced to shift some of its orders for iPad 2 display panels from LG Display to Samsung and Chimei Innolux after quality issues at LG resulted in unacceptable yields with the panels failing to pass drop tests. Apple has reportedly suspended new display orders with LG, which had been the largest panel supplier for the iPad 2, until the issues can be addressed....