Regular meetings of the heads of Apple and LG, as well as various documents show that Apple is going to use LG as a temporary supplier of components for TrueDepth camera. Reported by Apple Insider.
Perhaps such a step is necessary to avoid the lack of details that happened during the production of iPhone X. regulatory documents LG stated that the company is going to spend 821 million U.S. dollars for the development of the production of components for cameras. How is LG to obtain such an amount was not specified.
News portal The Investor believes that frequent meetings with Tim cook CEO of LG Innotek is not accidental. Most likely, they will lead to major Apple investment in production capacity LG. The exact amount is still unknown.
LG Innotek is not the only company that invested in Apple lately. In December, she said that Finisar provides $ 390 million from the “Fund for increased production” to support innovation and job creation by American manufacturers. The company is a manufacturer of surface-emitting lasers with vertical resonators – a key component in the system TrueDepth camera.
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