It seems that Apple is no more interest on LCD iPhones to produce. According to the Etnews from South Korea reported that Apple will manufacture all iPhones in OLED for the next year. If it happens, then it will be the next step after the two OLED phones that are expected to appear this year in September. However, it obviously a sad news for the current Japanese LCD display supplier which saw its shares drop with 10% by the end of the day.
Right now, Apple’s greatest OLED suppliers are respectively LG Display and Samsung Display. The business expects that a total of OLED iPhone lineup may mean the pattern will spread to midrange gadgets of candidates, in this manner boosting the normal retail cost.
Expert Lee Won-sik from Shinyoung Securities said that changing to OLED from LCD may mean diversification of sources for the component. However, it clearly defines that Apple will begin manufacturing and conveying iPhones quicker which was seen the iPhone X propelled in November 2017.
By the way, Japan Display is not producing OLED panel but from the next year, the company is planning to produce the production line of the OLED display. Masayuki Otani, a chief market analyst at Securities Japan, said to Reuters that the Japanese government would continue to support Japan Display to produce the OLED panel for the next mobile generation.