In just a few weeks, three separate reports have stated that Apple is going to use OLED displays in its flagship product, but the move might not occur as soon as you’d hope. A well-connected Apple insider who has provided accurate information about Apple’s products in the past, including the most recent iPhones, said a few weeks ago that while the iPhone 7 will still have an LCD screen, Apple might finally switch to OLED in 2018.
Then a report from The Korea Times said on Wednesday that Samsung is vying to win Apple’s business for iPhone screens. But Samsung’s Display division wants to sell OLED screens for iPhones starting in 2018, with Apple seen as the only smartphone maker that could meaningfully drive up sales and convince other companies to adopt OLED screens in the future.
On Thursday, a third report reiterated that notion. Beginning in 2018, Apple will supposedly use OLED screens in the iPhone, with LG and Samsung seen as the company’s main display suppliers. More →