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Samsung will supply flexible OLED displays for Apple Watсh 2

Just a few weeks ago, the Network appeared information about the fact that LG will be the sole supplier of displays for Apple Watch 2, as new data refute this statement. According to the resource Korea Herald, orders for the supply of OLED panels for the second generation watches and the South Korean Samsung. Moreover, it will be flexible displays, so Apple Watch 2 can probably get a curved screen.

According to the source, Samsung allegedly entered into a contract with Apple to supply OLED panels for the new Apple Watch. Panel on organic light emitting diodes, reportedly, will be lighter and thinner than those used in the first modification of portable computer.

Apple always tries to use several suppliers for one type of components, in order to protect themselves in the event of unforeseen circumstances and to be able to partners dictate their terms, confident in the stability of the volume of supply and a competitive price on parts.

Exception Apple did for the first Apple Watch. As is well known, displays for them are supplied by LG. Screens for the new iteration of the device will supply both the Korean company. It is noteworthy that all three partners are competitors on the market of “smart” hours.

According to unofficial information, the second generation Apple Watch will preserve the specifications of the display panel, but will be thinner and lighter than the original model. The gadget will get a built-in camera, through which users can make video calls over FaceTime. Also it will support FaceTime Audio, which appeared in the operating system watchOS 2.0. Following Apple Watch will become less dependent on the iPhone and will be fitted with new chip Wi-Fi

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The first-generation Apple Watch was launched in April of this year. In Russia the device is still unofficially available in the online stores. The timing of the emergence of novelty from domestic retailers are still unknown. Previously, the official start of the Apple Watch in Russia is scheduled for autumn 2015.

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