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Chinese Display Maker BOE Eyes Apple as it Looks to Enter OLED Market

China-based BOE Technology Group is seeking to supply Apple with advanced OLED smartphone panels for future iPhones. Chinese manufacturers of displays for digital devices are maturing after years of steady growth, said experts, as reports surface that Apple has already integrated local company BOE into its supply chain and could soon procure next-generation organic light-emitting...

iOS 11 Will Help Mitigate Burn-In on iPhone X OLED Display

Apple's upcoming iPhone X has a lot of exciting features, but one of the most prominent will be the edge-to-edge OLED display. While OLED displays are certainly not new to the smartphone market, Apple has been rather slow to adopt it to its own smartphone line. There are some drawbacks to OLED displays, though, but Apple is...

Apple and LG Discussing OLED Display Deal for 2019

Apple is poised to release the next family of its iconic smartphone, the iPhone, in the coming weeks. However, Apple is currently finding itself in a precarious position in terms of parts, as the Cupertino company currently relies solely on rival Samsung for the production of OLED panels for the iPhone 8's edge-to-edge display. According...

Samsung is the Only Apple Supplier Capable of Producing iPhone 8’s OLED

Apple's biggest smartphone rival Samsung is currently the only supplier capable of producing the upcoming flagship iPhone's complex edge-to-edge OLED display, which will reportedly see the iPhone maker in "a precarious position" in terms of parts, according to a recent note to investors issued by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, AppleInsider is reporting. The analyst has predicted that...

Apple Developing 5.85, 6.46-Inch OLED iPhones for 2018: REPORT

Apple's iPhone 8 hasn't even been announced yet, and already we're talking about its successor. The tech giant is planning to offer two iPhone screen sizes next year: 5.85 inches and 6.46 inches, the Korea Herald is reporting, citing sources who claim to have knowledge of its plans. The report suggests the smaller version will be an update...

Alleged iPhone 8 Display Component Leaks: PICS

Several images were posted to Chinese microblogging site Weibo on Saturday claiming to show more leaked iPhone 8 components, just weeks away from the handset's expected launch in September. The images, shared via Slashleaks, purportedly include the phone's OLED display assembly, internal components for the Lightning connector and flex cables for transferring power to other components....

Samsung Ramping Up OLED Production 700% for iPhone 8

Samsung Display is reportedly ramping up manufacturing numbers on seven separate OLED productions lines dedicated to producing panels for the upcoming iPhone 8. According to a report from ETNews, Samsung Display is seeking a 700% increase in OLED production for Apple this year, with the new facilities starting operations this month. The display-making unit of Samsung has...

Apple Taps LG as Second OLED Display Provider in 2018: KGI

By the looks of things, Apple could be ditching the idea that Samsung should be the exclusive supplier of OLED displays for its iPhones. The Cupertino giant is now believed to be partnering with Samsung’s neighboring rival, LG, after reportedly investing billions of dollars in the G6 maker, reads a new report from 9to5Mac. According to renowned...

Apple to Invest $2.7 Billion With LG for Future iPhone Displays

Apple will invest $2.7 billion USD in a new OLED production facility with LG Display, enabling the Korean display maker to provide up to 45,000 iPhone display units monthly beginning in 2019. According to a new story from The Investor, as per the Korean Economic Daily, the Cupertino-based tech giant is allegedly going to pay the...

Apple Reportedly Planning to Develop Proprietary OLED Technology

Although many report have pegged Samsung to be the sole supplier of OLED displays for the upcoming iPhone 8, Apple is actively working toward reducing its reliance on supply from the Korea-based tech giant. According to a new report from DigiTimes, Apple has purchased chemical vapor deposition (CVD) machines from Sunic Systems in Korea. While the report...

Production of OLED iPhone 8 Delayed Until November or December: DigiTimes

Apple’s next iPhone will see its volume production delayed until November or December, according to a report today by DigiTimes’s Steve Shen, citing a report by the Chinese-language Economic Daily News. Reports have been swirling for weeks, suggesting Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 might not hit store shelves in September, as hoped. Instead, there have been reports that the handset might be...