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Topic: OLED

Apple supplier Japan Display loses $230 million bailout investor

06/17/2019, 08:06 am

TPK Holding had been part of a Taiwanese consortium planning to bail out the iPhone screen maker, but has now decided to withdraw its $230 million contribution, casting doubt on the entire deal.

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LG Display's first OLED iPhone screen batch plagued with production issues

06/03/2019, 10:06 am

Apple supplier LG Display is having issues with its production of OLED display panels, with reports of problems with one of its manufacturing lines in South Korea that is thought to be making OLED panels for the 2019 range of iPhones.

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Japan Display getting $729M bailout after Apple agrees to restructure debt payments

05/30/2019, 06:05 am

LCD supplier Japan Display has now renegotiated its debts, reportedly including with Apple, and says that the $729 million bailout will be formalized next month.

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Samsung reportedly being tapped for 16-inch MacBook Pro, iPad Pro OLED screens

05/23/2019, 12:05 pm

Apple is considering the possibility of adding flexible OLED displays to its MacBook Pro and iPad Pro lines, a report claims, a component that could be supplied by Samsung using a slightly modified production technique for the display technology.

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Japan Display has ninth successive quarterly loss as sales to Apple fall

05/15/2019, 06:05 am

Apple LCD iPhone screen supplier Japan Display continues to be hit by the shift away from LCD panels to OLED, with latest loss figures coming as an expected bailout has been put on hold.

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Apple continuing work on 'hybrid' displays mixing OLED & quantum-dot LED

05/02/2019, 10:05 am

Perhaps reflecting a desire to maximize power efficiency in all areas, a newly-published Apple patent application showcases a "hybrid" display mixing OLED and quantum-dot LEDs.

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Sony's summer AirPlay 2 and HomeKit televisions include $70,000 8K model

04/22/2019, 11:04 am

Sony has revealed its lineup of smart televisions it will be shipping in the spring and summer, with the range including support for both AirPlay 2 and HomeKit, enabling the televisions to stream content from Apple's device ecosystem and take advantage of the company's smart home framework.

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Editorial: Why is Samsung's Galaxy Fold graded on a curve?

04/18/2019, 06:04 am

Samsung Electronics is a multibillion corporation that leads the world in producing advanced displays, solid state storage and other components; builds an astounding array of home appliances-- including the majority of the world's high end televisions-- and has built smartphones for many years before iPhone even appeared. So why is the company handled like a small child when it makes sloppy, incompetent mistakes?

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Two 2019 iPhones rumored to have triple-camera, OLED display, USB-C, and be thicker

04/08/2019, 07:04 am

A new report claims that the 2019 iPhone lineup will include two models with a new triple-camera system, OLED screens, and USB-C charging. And, while unusual for Apple, the new models may be thicker to accommodate larger batteries.

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Japan Display to supply OLED screens for next Apple Watch, report says

04/03/2019, 06:04 am

Japan Display was a successful manufacturer of LCD screens, but the industry's move to OLED has seen it fall behind. This Apple Watch contract marks the company's first substantial OLED order.

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OLED could be only display technology used in 2020 iPhones

04/02/2019, 06:04 am

Apples's 2020 iPhone releases will be completely OLED-based, claims a report, with all three of the smartphones said to use the display technology as Apple departs from using LCD-based screens for the product line completely.

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Struggling Apple supplier Japan Display looks to raise $990M as it moves into OLED

04/01/2019, 10:04 am

An Apple supplier, Japan Display, announced on Monday that it's seeking to raise up to $990 million in new financing as it looks to cope with Apple's switch from LCD iPhones to OLED.

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China's BOE wants to break Samsung's control of iPhone OLED screens

03/13/2019, 11:03 am

A Chinese display maker, BOE, is reportedly stepping up production of touch-integrated OLED screens in a bid to win iPhone-related orders from Apple.

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Sharp hopes to be OLED panel supplier for future iPhones

01/28/2019, 09:01 am

Sharp is seeking to enter the iPhone supply chain for models using an OLED display, a report claims, with the Foxconn-owned firm among other vendors expecting to enjoy a boom in OLED panel production and shipments throughout 2019.

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2020 iPhone lineup appears set to use OLED screens across the board

01/22/2019, 07:01 am

A report into the misfortunes of LCD supplier Japan Display claims that the company is in trouble because of slow sales of the iPhone XR and will not recover because Apple is moving to OLED for all its phones in 2019.

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2019 iPhones may use touch-integrated OLED for thinner displays, says questionable report

12/12/2018, 12:12 pm

Samsung might be supplying Apple with a new touch-integrated OLED panel allowing for thinner iPhones, a report claimed on Wednesday.

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LG Display starts production of 400,000 OLED panels for Apple

11/07/2018, 08:11 am

LG Display has reportedly started to mass produce OLED panels for Apple, which could be used in the production of iPhone displays, with the first batch of 400,000 panels expected to be delivered in December.

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Reduced iPhone battery life blamed on adoption of OLED screens

11/01/2018, 10:11 pm

An iPhone's battery life can be near immeasurable with so many factors to take into consideration. Between the apps being used, wireless connectivity, screen brightness and other nuances, a lot can affect this vital performance stat, but a new report suggests the biggest offenders are the impressive OLED displays Apple baked into its flagship phones.

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iPhone XS Max OLED display reclaims 'Best Smartphone Display' crown for Apple

09/24/2018, 02:09 pm

The iPhone XS Max has the best smartphone display on the market, DisplayMate has declared, with lab testing of the second-generation OLED screen revealing it to have numerous improvements over the version used for last year's iPhone X.

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Apple adds LG as second OLED supplier as iPhone XS rolls off assembly lines

09/14/2018, 10:09 am

Apple has indeed selected LG Display as its second supplier of OLED panels for iPhone displays, following a successful series of quality tests, a report said on Friday.

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