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Topic: OLED

Glass-based iPhone redesign coming in 2017, Apple partner Catcher reaffirms

05/19/2016, 03:05 pm

Amidst rumors of an all-new glass-backed look for the iPhone in 2017, the chief executive of Catcher, the company that builds metal casings for the iPhone lineup, added fuel to the fire on Thursday with new comments about next year's model.

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OLED iPhone with curved screen could appear in 2018, research forecasts

05/16/2016, 11:05 am

Apple will ship an OLED iPhone with a curved screen in 2018, as part of a ramp-up of the company's OLED use beyond the Apple Watch, according to a new research forecast.

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Japan Display reports $294M net loss, hopes Apple will switch iPhone to OLED soon

05/10/2016, 09:05 am

Amid slowing sales from a stalling smartphone market, Apple supplier Japan Display is apparently hopeful that future iPhone models could use OLED display technology, helping to once again reignite sales growth.

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Cowen upgrades Apple to 'outperform,' envisions OLED iPhones with new form factors

03/30/2016, 09:03 am

Cowen and Company upgraded its outlook on AAPL stock to "outperform" on Wednesday with a $135 price target, telling investors it believes Apple will return to growth with this fall's "iPhone 7" and beyond.

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Apple rumored to debut OLED iPhone in 2017

03/02/2016, 07:03 pm

A report on Wednesday claims Apple is planning to incorporate OLED display technology in its iPhone lineup in 2017, a year earlier than previous estimates, though the new screen technology will be limited to certain high-end models due to initial supply constraints.

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Apple filing hints at work on OLED-based wraparound display technology

01/21/2016, 11:01 am

A U.S. patent application published on Thursday suggests that Apple is at least experimenting with the concept of wraparound displays for some of its portable devices.

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LG aims at ramping up curved OLED production amid rumors of iPhone plans

01/19/2016, 10:01 am

LG Display is reportedly planning to increase its manufacturing capacity for curved OLED displays, in a move that may back rumors the company will help Apple produce its first OLED-equipped iPhone.

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Samsung to invest up to $7.47B in developing flexible OLEDs for future iPhones, report claims

01/14/2016, 10:01 am

Samsung Display is reportedly planning to spend up to $7.47 billion on expanding manufacturing capacity with the long-term goal of producing flexible OLED panels for future iPhones.

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Apple to help build AU Optronics into AMOLED supplier for future iPhones, rumors claim

01/12/2016, 09:01 am

Apple is planning to invest in Taiwan's AU Optronics and build the firm into an AMOLED screen supplier for future iPhones, reports said on Tuesday.

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Apple has taken over Qualcomm's IMOD Mirasol display lab in Taiwan

12/15/2015, 01:12 am

Apple is now operating a top secret production laboratory in Longtan, Taiwan, formerly run by Qualcomm to develop a unique, low-power display technology known as IMOD, or Interferometric Modulator Display.

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Rumor: Apple again said to use OLED display for 'iPhone 8' in 2018

12/07/2015, 11:12 am

Yet another report from Japan claims that Apple is planning to jump to OLED panel displays for its iPhone lineup starting in 2018, using the same display technology found in the Apple Watch.

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Apple planning jump to OLED for 2018 iPhones, report claims

11/25/2015, 04:11 pm

Apple is working to switch to OLED displays for iPhones beginning in 2018, a major Japanese publication reported on Wednesday.

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Apple Watch supplier LG Display plans to spend $4.2B on new OLED plant

11/20/2015, 11:11 am

LG Display is planning to spend up to $4.2 billion on a new factory in Paju, South Korea in order to meet demand for OLED screens -- some of which could potentially make their way into future Apple products.

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Apple won't adopt AMOLED displays in iPhones until 2019 at the earliest, insider says

11/10/2015, 11:11 am

Apple won't embrace AMOLED display technology in the iPhone in the near future, instead opting to stick with its current LCD panels until at least 2018, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities said on Tuesday.

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Rumor: Samsung now supplying OLED displays for Apple Watch, Apple sampling OLED for future iPhones

10/27/2015, 09:10 am

Apple is said to have begun diversifying its Apple Watch supply chain, bringing Samsung into the fold for its low-power OLED panels, and potentially paving the way for a next-generation iPhone with an OLED panel, according to a new supply chain rumor.

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Apple-owned micro-LED display technology earns high praise, seen as potential OLED replacement

07/27/2015, 02:07 pm

Before Apple acquired low-power display maker LuxVue, micro-LED technology was relatively unknown. But now the display industry is paying close attention, and one expert believes micro-LED could disrupt current LCD screens, as well as OLED displays like on the Apple Watch.

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Watch Effect: Apple's first OLED display product could hint at more to come

05/29/2015, 11:05 am

OLED displays, which can offer power savings advantages over their LCD counterparts, have been rumored to arrive in Apple products for years. But with the launch of the Apple Watch, the company has finally opted to embrace OLED technology, which could pave the way for future devices, like the iPhone, to make the switch.

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Sapphire screen cover hampers Apple Watch display quality, expert says

04/27/2015, 03:04 pm

The best screen image quality can actually be found on Apple's entry-level Apple Watch Sport, as the costlier stainless steel and Edition versions feature sapphire covers that degrade image quality with higher reflectance, a display expert claims.

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Nokia unveils new folding OLED display as rumors say similar tech headed for Apple's 'iWatch'

06/10/2014, 10:06 am

Nokia's Semiconductor Energy Laboratory has unveiled a new kind of OLED display that can be folded like a book while in use, similar to technology that Apple is thought to be exploring for future iPhones and the long-rumored "iWatch."

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Rumor: Apple testing 1.5" OLED displays for wearable 'iWatch'

05/20/2013, 09:05 am

Development of Apple's rumored smart watch is allegedly gaining momentum, as a pair of new reports claim the company is testing 1.5-inch OLED screens for a wrist-worn device, and that Foxconn has been contracted to build a trial batch.

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