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Topic: Sharp

Foxconn buys 10% share of Sharp to help boost LCD business

03/27/2012, 01:03 pm

Sharp is looking to shake up its money-losing LCD business by selling a 10 percent stake to Foxconn, Apple's overseas manufacturing partner.

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Sharp, LG begin small-volume shipments of iPad Retina displays

03/23/2012, 10:03 am

Both Sharp and LG recently met Apple's quality standards and began shipping the company small volumes of iPad Retina displays, according to a new report.

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Sharp meets Apple's standards for iPad Retina display, LG lags behind - report

03/20/2012, 09:03 am

Sharp finally received verification to begin supplying Retina displays for Apple's new iPad in February, but LG Display has yet to meet Apple's standards.

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LG supplying Apple with iPad Retina displays along with Samsung - report

03/14/2012, 08:03 am

Samsung isn't the only company supplying Retina displays for Apple's new iPad, with LG also manufacturing the high-resolution panels, according to a new report.

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Samsung is sole supplier of Apple's iPad Retina displays - report

03/13/2012, 02:03 pm

LG and Sharp failed to meet Apple's quality standards, leaving Samsung as the sole supplier of Retina displays for the new iPad, according to a new report.

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iPad Retina Display features Super High Aperture pixels, double the LEDs

03/09/2012, 09:03 am

Packing four times the pixels into the new iPad's Retina Display has proven to be a challenge for Apple's manufacturing partners, who are utilizing advanced technology like Super High Aperture pixel design and packing in double the LEDs for backlighting.

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Apple may be squeezed by Retina Display shortage at 'iPad 3' launch

03/01/2012, 07:03 am

It may take Apple more than a month to fully ramp up supply of its third-generation iPad, due to a rumored limited supply of high-definition Retina Displays, according to a new report.

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LED maker reportedly tapped to supply chips for Apple television

02/17/2012, 09:02 am

Apple is said to have selected a key component supplier for its rumored television set, with LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics expected to enter the supply chain.

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Three alleged 'iPad 3' parts assembled, including possible Retina Display

02/13/2012, 08:02 am

Three parts claimed to be from Apple's forthcoming third-generation iPad have been assembled to confirm that they do, in fact, properly connect to one another.

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Pictured Sharp LCD panel claimed to be Retina Display for Apple's 'iPad 3'

02/09/2012, 08:02 am

Another leaked component photo shows an LCD panel manufactured by Sharp that is claimed to be a 9.7-inch Retina Display for Apple's anticipated third-generation iPad.

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Industry insiders downplay likelihood of Apple television release in Q2 2012

02/02/2012, 11:02 pm

As rumors continue to swirl that Apple is preparing to launch a connected television set, a new report claims it is highly unlikely that the company will release such a device in the second quarter of 2012 because Sharp has limited production of the IGZO panels reportedly bound for the device.

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Suppliers rumored to ship 6M-7M next-gen iPad LCD panels this quarter

01/17/2012, 12:01 am

Apple's suppliers are reportedly scheduled to ship between six to seven million high-resolution panels for the next-generation iPad in the first quarter of 2012 as production ramps up ahead of an expected March launch.

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Rumor: Sharp's IGZO display didn't make the cut for Apple's third-gen iPad

01/12/2012, 12:01 pm

A new report claims Sharp will not be supplying display panels for Apple's third-generation iPad, suggesting its touted IGZO technology will not appear in this generation of devices.

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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.

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Apple again rumored to switch to IGZO displays for 'iPad 3'

12/29/2011, 11:12 pm

Industry sources claim Apple will move away from in-plane switching display technology in favor of IGZO flat panels for its mobile products, starting with its third-generation iPad early next year.

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Rumor: Apple to unveil high-end, mid-range third-gen iPads in January

12/28/2011, 11:12 pm

An unverified report out of the Far East claims that Apple will unveil in January 2012 two new models of the iPad, with one high-end version featuring an 8-megapixel camera and a mid-range model equipped with a 5-megapixel shooter, but the rumor has quickly been dismissed as unlikely.

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WSJ: Apple investing in Sharp plant for iPad 3 displays

11/25/2011, 08:11 pm

Sharp is said to be ramping up production of LCD panels for the next-generation iPad after an investment from Apple for its manufacturing facilities, according to a new report.

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Sharp rumored to provide IGZO displays for Apple's next iPhone, iPad

11/23/2011, 09:11 am

A new report claims that Apple will turn to Sharp and switch to new IGZO LCD panels for both its next iPad and iPhone, allowing for thinner devices packing high-resolution displays with low power consumption.

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Apple television expected in mid-2012 as competition is 'scrambling'

11/23/2011, 08:11 am

Commercial production of Apple's anticipated television set is expected to begin in February at a Sharp plant in Japan, while competing HDTV makers are reportedly desperate to find out just what Apple plans to sell.

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Rumor: Display suppliers shipping 3M iPad 3 panels for assembly in Jan. 2012

11/17/2011, 10:11 pm

Samsung, LG Display and Sharp have begun shipping high-resolution displays for Apple's next generation iPad as Foxconn prepares to begin assembly in January 2012, a new report claims.

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