Nearly half a year ago, there were rumors that Samsung Display could have signed a contract with Apple and become the main supplier of OLED displays for the 2020 iPhone series. And according to the latest revelation, almost every iPhone 12 model. The latest ones use Samsung Display’s OLED panels.
Specifically, Samsung Display is supplying OLED panels for the 5.4-inch iPhone Mini, 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro and 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max. Meanwhile, LG Display is said to be the supplier of 6.1-inch OLED panels for the iPhone 12. The sad thing is that China’s BOE has almost no orders.
BOE held a huge opportunity to become a home screen supplier for the iPhone 12 line when Apple sought to diversify its component supply chain late last year.
But to ensure maximum quality for the iPhone 12 line, Apple decided not to choose BOE, a young company in this field. However, Chinese display maker BOE promises to pose a threat to Samsung Display and LG Display in the future.
According to industry sources, Apple is likely to produce about 70 million iPhone 12 units by the end of this year. Samsung and LG forecast a total of 80 million OLED panels, of which 60 million will come from Samsung Display.
Be aware that Samsung was also the main screen supplier for last year’s iPhone. The South Korean technology giant has already produced 50 million OLED panels for the iPhone 11. So if the numbers above are correct, Samsung Display forecasts the company’s sales may increase 20% year on year. .
Next year, analysts expect Apple to ship a total of about 220 million iPhones. This means that Samsung Display could produce about 170 million OLED panels for the iPhone 12 in 2020. Being a leader in the OLED display field for years with high monthly panel output, no Surprisingly, Samsung is always getting large volume orders from smartphone manufacturers.
Refer to Sammobile