Samsung will supply OLED display for iPhones in 2018. According to supply chain resources, Samsung will reportedly supply 180-200 million OLED displays. That’s almost 4 times what was supplied this year. In terms of revenue, it will range from ~ US$ 20 million.
This isn’t the first time Samsung will be supplying display panels to Apple. Samsung has done the same for iPhone X. If you are in close proximity to the tech market, I’m sure you are already aware of this info.
The main reason for Samsung getting the tender is Samsung’s improved production rate of A3 panel production. In terms of stats, the rates were 60% earlier in 2017 but it jumped to 80% by the end of this year.
The rates are expected to rise to 90%, which translates to 224-million 6-inch OLED screen production per year. One such reason for this is Samsung sticking to A3 panel production and not investing in A5 panel production.
Meanwhile, LG and other companies are also trying to grab this panel production tender from Apple. There are speculations that Apple might push this screen to iPads as well.
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This isn’t the first time Samsung will be supplying display to Apple. Samsung has done the same for iPhone X. If you are in close proximity to the tech market, I’m sure you are already aware of this info..
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News Source: Patently Apple