Taiwanese company AU Optronics will supply the screens on organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) for a new generation of Apple smartphones. This was reported by FocusTaiwan, which leads these unnamed sources.
At the end of 2015, it was reported that the main suppliers of OLED display for the iPhone will be a Samsung Display and LG Display. According to news reports, the company AU Optronics is also close to concluding agreements with Apple and plan to invest in expanding capacity for the production of Super AMOLED displays in the next 1-2 years. While California giant may provide the partner with additional financial support.
AU Optronics declined to comment on these rumors, but their was enough of the company’s shares rose immediately on 5,15%.
Sales of iPhones is very high. If Apple translate corporate communicators on the panel is AMOLED, it will need more than 200 million panels a year. It’s safe to say that under these requirements the company will not be limited to one provider in order to protect themselves from unforeseen circumstances. According to some sources, Samsung Display, mobile is now supplying OLED panels for parent Samsung Electronics and Chinese vendors, should get more orders for the release of such screens than other Apple partners.
Thus, appeared in the media rumors about using OLED displays in the iPhone. In the autumn of last year the Japanese newspaper Nikkei wrote that Apple will begin to implement these panels in 2018. This information was confirmed by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who often shares accurate information about future Apple innovations. According to the expert, Apple will not use AMOLED displays in their phones in the next three years.