- Jan 24, 2018 -
The trend of iPhone's new products in the second half of the year has attracted much attention. Foreign technology websites have reported that Apple will need the organic light-emitting dipole (Ole) panel for the new iPhone in the second half of this year. It could still be supplied by South Korea's Samsung Sung.
Orders for Apple's OLED panels are being obtained through Samsung and LG, where LG supplies OLED panels for Apple Watch, the report said.
Apple is actively diversifying the supply of OLED panels, citing industry sources a few days ago. LGDisplay expects to ship the sixth generation of OLED panels to Apple. LG display in the fourth quarter of this year. The number of OLED panels for iPhone will not be too large. Shipments this year are about 15 million to 16 million. Apple's new iPhone this year may expand its use of OLED panels, analysts speculated in a previous report. The new iPhone models are likely to include the 6.5-inch and 5.8-inch OLED versions in the second half of the year, as well as the 6.1-inch LCD model.
Samsung Display is also currently the sole supplier of iPhone X's OLED panel. Samsung Display estimates to produce more than 10 million OLED panels a month.