Sharp & LG Reportedly Competing For Apple’s OLED Orders
Some of the technical advantages of LED technology over LCD are clear enough to understand why LED display technology is the way of the future. at least for the moment. That’s also why it would not be surprising to see Apple start incorporating more OLED screens into its other products, going beyond iPhones.
What this means is that Apple will need a lot of components, and that’s something that Sharp and LG are looking to take advantage of. In a report from DigiTimes (via 9to5Mac ), it seems that Sharp and LG are competing with each of Apple’s OLED orders, which, if the rumors are true, could be used in more than one iPhone this year .
Samsung is currently the only OLED supplier of Apple, but this year LG should be the second supplier and now Sharp also wants to participate in the action . “Sharp, now a Foxconn Electronics company, will likely overtake fellow Japan Display (JDI) to launch OLED screens as early as the second quarter of 2018, sources said, citing media reports based in Japan.”
At this time, Apple is using OLEDs in the Apple Watch and the iPhone, and as we said, we would not be surprised if this use is not enough. extended to the iPad or even MacBooks in the future. In fact, recent reports have suggested that due to “monopolize” by Apple’s OLED display components, Chinese automakers had to turn to mini LEDs at place .Learn more about iPhone LG and Sharp .