Apple will switch to AMOLED displays at least the next four years. With such a forecast was made today by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from kgi securities, referring to reliable sources.
Recently in the Network, repeatedly passed information about a possible release of the iPhone with the display on organic light emitting diodes. In particular the publication Business Korea in September wrote that one of the largest manufacturers of such panels is negotiating the supplies with the American Corporation. However, Ming-Chi Kuo refutes this information. According to him, the first iPhone with OLED display will be released no earlier than 2019.
The fact is that by 2018, the company Foxconn is the main collector iPhone and iPad is going to build another factory for the production of TFT screens. This plant, which will be opened in Zhengzhou, will produce displays for the iPhone.
It should be noted that not so long ago Apple registered a patent for a phone with a curved screen, but this does not mean that it will be put into production. Currently OLED displays for “Apple” supplied by LG Display and Samsung Display — they are used for the production of smart hours Apple Watch. In fact, this is the first product from Apple with curved screen, in all other devices it’s flat.
It is worth noting that the Japanese manufacturer of backlight modules Minebea also does not expect a mass transition on technology AMOLED. Earlier, representatives of the company said that in the next 3 years the demand for TFT-panels for the flagship smartphone will be consistently high.