Media: Samsung will become a key supplier of components for the iPhone 8
17.04.2017 0 Comments
The major components for smartphones Apple next generation will deliver the company Samsung and its partners. It is reported by The Investor with reference to sources in the supply chain of the California giant.
According to reports, the iPhone 8 that will receive the display “edge to edge” and a case of the glass, will have significant demand, usually observed after the announcement of a radically new model. Therefore, Apple ‘s already preparing for a surge of demand. Usually Apple uses different channels of supply, however, due to the use of a new type of display and the complexity of new technologies accessories for iPhone 8 will supply Samsung and its partners.
Samsung Display owns 95% of the market OLED-displays for smartphones, this company will play a key role in the management of the entire supply chain, which will include its own suppliers of key components.
The System LSI division of Samsung will supply chips power management of OLED display. In the supply of flexible printed circuit boards, will participate Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Interflex and BH components will be shipped STEMCO and LG Innotek. Orders for the memory got Samsung and SK hynix, and LG Innotek will supply the camera.
According to analysts, Samsung System LSI will receive $422 million from the supply of power management ICS for a display panel of the iPhone 8. At a price of about $5 to more than 80 million gadgets.
This year, as expected, we will see the premium model of the iPhone 8 with a 5.8-inch OLED display without the Home button, which will come standard with the 4.7 – and 5.5-inch versions iPhone 7s and 7s Plus with LCD screens and buttons “Home”. All three iPhone models will receive support wireless charging, while the premium version will have a 3D sensor with face detection function.