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Foxconn’s Takeover of Sharp May Have Future iPhone Implications

The actual reasons why Apple supplier Foxconn acquired a majority stake in the struggling Japanese display manufacturer Sharp for roughly $3.5 billion may not be known, but analysts have thought of at least two: (1) future iPhone displays and (2) OLED display manufacturing market share (via the WSJ, Korea Economic Daily). As reported yesterday by the...

Apple to Launch iPhone with OLED Display in 2017: Nikkei

Following up on earlier reports of Apple switching to OLED displays, Nikkei's sources say the company is planning to make the switch as early as 2017. That's a year earlier than originally expected (via AppleInsider). Apple has allegedly contacted LG and Samsung, informing them about its plan to launch an iPhone equipped with an OLED...

JDI Targets iPhone Display Orders with OLED Manufacturing

The iPhone 7 isn't here yet, but the rumour mill is already spilling information about the iPhone 8. The hottest topic of discussion is: What kind of display will Apple use with this handset? According to rumours, there is a chance it will be an OLED display, and now manufacturers are knocking on Apple's door...

Apple’s iPhones Will Reportedly Have OLED Displays Starting in 2018

According to Japanese website Nikkei, Apple plans to switch to OLED displays for iPhones starting in 2018. The report claims that 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...

Samsung Hopes Apple Will Switch to OLED Displays for iPhone in 2018

Since it's in Samsung's best interests to win more orders from Apple, the two have opened negotiations, reports Korea Times. Samsung hopes that Apple will switch to OLED displays for future iPhones sometime after 2018. "Samsung Display has recently renewed talks with Apple to supply its small-sized OLED displays for the next iPhones to be...

iPhone Won’t Get AMOLED Displays Anytime Soon: KGI

Apple will likely stick with LCD panels until 2018 and beyond, according to well-connected KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. This contradicts earlier rumours hinting that Apple would indeed adopt AMOLED displays the iPhone (via MacRumors). Earlier this month ET News reported that Apple would likely switch to AMOLED displays for the next-generation iPhone. That won't...

How the Apple Watch Display Differs from the iPhone and iPad

While Apple hasn’t yet made it official that the Apple Watch packs an AMOLED display, it’s almost an open secret, as Daring Fireball’s John Gruber has also highlighted this today. Apple has been relying on IPS LCD panels for its iPhone, iPod and iPad touch devices, as well as many of the desktop monitors for Macs for...

New Foxconn Factory to Reportedly Supply OLED Panels to Apple

Back in November, it was rumoured that Foxconn is planning to invest a hefty $2.6 billion on a display factory in Taiwan, which will supply components exclusively to Apple. Today, a new report by Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, one of the leading newspapers in Japan, is claiming that Foxconn’s new display manufacturing plant, which will begin mass production...