IPhone product line has always been to use the LCD display screen, but after 2017, this tradition is likely to be Apple abandoned. In fact, before the release of the iPhone 7 we have heard many times in 2017 the new iPhone will be the news of OLED display, and Samsung and LG Display, including screen manufacturers have been here to prepare the two from South Korea's giant is the OLED screen industry, the two leaders.
It is surprising that Apple did not first find Samsung or LG Display to talk about the iPhone 8 screen cooperation. Recently, according to "Bloomberg News" reported that Apple is close with the Japanese show giant Sharp in close contact, its purpose is to let the latter for the iPhone 8 supply OLED screen. Reported that Apple has only one requirement for Sharp: OLED screen to ensure adequate productivity.
Sharp has been one of Apple's screen suppliers, but the manufacturer has not yet produced OLED screen production line. And has entered the OLED screen industry for many years compared to Samsung and LG Display, Sharp in this field started late. Fortunately, Sharp officially announced today that they will be OLED screen production line into 500 million US dollars, the news will undoubtedly give Apple more confidence in cooperation.
But Sharp also acknowledged that this $ 500 million investment may not be profitable until 2018. Interestingly, Sharp in the near future has been Foxconn parent company Hon Hai acquisition, the OLED screen production line investment funds from Hon Hai.