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Next Gen iPhones to Ship with OLED Displays, Confirms Sharp

While speaking to students at Tatung University during a ceremony in which he was awarded an honorary doctorate degree, Sharp President Tai Jeng-wu confirmed that the next generation of iPhones will ship with advanced organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays, Nikkei Asian Review is reporting. Mr. Tai, who was also an executive at Sharp's parent company Foxconn, said that if Apple doesn't...

Apple in Talks with Sharp about OLED Displays for ‘iPhone 8’

Bloomberg reports that Apple has started negotiations about OLED displays with Sharp for the next-generation iPhone. Apple is widely expected to release an iPhone featuring an OLED display next year. According to Bloomberg's sources, the OLED arrangement would depend on Sharp's output capacity. Sharp would be one of Apple's OLED display suppliers for the next-generation...

Apple Supplier Sharp to Begin Shipping OLED Displays Next Year

Apple display supplier Sharp will begin shipping OLED display panels, says Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn, which recently acquired the manufacturer (via Nikkei). Since rumour has it Apple may use OLED displays for next year's iPhone, this seems to underpin that whisper, although Gou didn't specifically mention whether its biggest client will use Sharp's panels...

Apple Suppliers Prepare for Surge in OLED Display Orders

Bloomberg points to Applied Materials' quarterly earnings report as strong evidence that Apple will switch to OLED displays as early as next year. Applied Materials, who supplies equipment to make displays, has reported orders for $700 million in the second quarter, a figure that the company normally gets in a whole year. A year ago, orders...

Apple Reportedly Inks Deal with Samsung for OLED Panels

The Korea Herald reports that Apple has contracted Samsung for 100 million OLED 5.5-inch panels per year starting 2017. The deal is said to be worth $2.59 billion. The report comes at a time when Apple is rumoured to be making the switch to OLED displays with the iPhone. Voices have been whispering that this could happen...

Apple to Release Even Bigger 5.8-inch iPhone with AMOLED Display [DigiTimes]

According to a new DigiTimes pre-publication note obtained by The Motely Fool (via MacRumors), Apple is planning to release an even bigger iPhone than the current 5.5” iPhone 6s Plus, featuring a 5.8” AMOLED display in 2017 or 2018. DigiTimes is claiming through its supply chain sources that 50 million of these AMOLED-equipped iPhones will be delivered to customers...

Samsung Inks Contract to Supply OLED Displays for iPhones: Report

Korean publication ET News reports that Samsung will supply flexible OLED panels to Apple for future-generation iPhones. To grab this contract with Apple, Samsung is said to be investing heavily in its plants and equipment. Industry sources speaking with ET News claim that Apple and Samsung have essentially reached an agreement that clearly indicates Apple...