After the iPhone 8 and Samsung Display, Apple will turn to LG for OLED displays
While the first stocks of the iPhone 8 could be limited because of Samsung Display, Apple would be preparing to invest a lot of money in a LG Display factory that will produce OLED displays only for the iPhone.
Who said that Apple could not thwart Samsung’s plans? While Samsung Display is the biggest boss in the OLED display industry, Apple is buying from the South Korean subsidiary. But given the control of the latter, the iPhone 8 could be available, when released, in limited stocks. In order not to relive such a situation, the Cupertino firm is about to invest a lot of thunes in a LG Display factory. The objective of this operation is precisely to no longer depend on Samsung for the production of the OLED screens of headed smartphones.
According to The Korea Herald, Apple would be negotiating with LG Display. According to the same source, 1.5 to 2.3 billion euros will be injected into the future factory of the South Korean LG. But that does not mean that you will soon have, in the hands, an iPhone equipped with an LG screen. According to the Korean media that has been relayed by our colleagues of FrAndroid, the production of the OLED displays by LG Display will not start until 2019. Until then, Samsung Display remains the undisputed boss, and the iPhone 8 n Would have no Touch ID sensor under its screen.