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Topic: OLED

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


Apple partner LG Display invests $650M in OLED screens

02/18/2013, 08:02 am

LG Display, a major provider of screens to Apple, has announced plans to invest more than $650 million in OLED technology.


Apple CEO pans OLED displays but stops short of ruling out iPhone with larger screen

02/12/2013, 11:02 am

In his keynote interview kicking off the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook discounted the appeal of OLED displays while simultaneously appearing cagier than he's previously been when responding to questions on whether Apple should develop an iPhone with a larger screen in order to address competition.


Apple courts OLED expert away from LG

02/08/2013, 01:02 pm

Apple has hired an OLED expert who was previously a senior researcher of the screen technology at LG Display.


Samsung, Microsoft hype new 'Youm' flexible OLED display tech

01/09/2013, 01:01 pm

Samsung's day-two keynote at CES was full of surprises, including new bendable screen technology called "Youm," as well as an appearance by former U.S. President Bill Clinton.


'Huge' orders for Samsung's flexible OLEDs spark rumors of Apple interest

05/14/2012, 10:05 am

Samsung has seen a "huge" number of orders for its new flexible OLED screens, and Apple is rumored to be among the companies interested in the new technology.


Apple wants to improve brightness control on OLED screens

04/26/2012, 08:04 am

Though Apple has never released a product with an OLED screen, it continues to dabble with the technology behind the scenes, and has proposed a way of improving brightness control on organic light emitting diode displays.


Samsung officially spinning off struggling LCD business in April

02/20/2012, 08:02 am

Apple supplier Samsung announced on Monday that it will spin off its LCD manufacturing business into a separate company beginning in April.


Apple's rumored television is 'the elephant in the room' at CES 2012

01/12/2012, 10:01 am

HDTV makers have shown increased innovation at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, spurred in part by fears that Apple is planning an entrance into the market with its own television set.


Apple wants to improve OLED technology for potential use in future iPhones

11/03/2011, 08:11 am

Apple has shown interest in improving the technology behind organic light emitting diodes, or OLED displays, to provide even better battery life for devices like the iPhone and iPad.


LG, Samsung said to be working with Apple on high-def p-Si iPad 3 displays

07/18/2011, 09:07 am

LCD display makers LG and Samsung are said to be close to landing significant orders from Apple to produce high-resolution low temperature polysilicon 2048-by-1536-pixel displays for a third-generation iPad.


Analysis finds OLED display unlikely for Apple's third-gen iPad

05/27/2011, 09:05 am

Despite a recent report that an Apple executive traveled overseas to see Samsung's latest AMOLED displays for a future iPad, a new report claims that the company would not be able to produce enough 9.7-inch displays to meet capacity.