• Home
  • News
  • Cash-Strapped Japan Display to Provide OLED Screens for Apple Watch Series 5

Cash-Strapped Japan Display to Provide OLED Screens for Apple Watch Series 5

Cash-Strapped Japan Display to Provide OLED Screens for Apple Watch Series 5

Cash-strapped Japan Display will be supplying the OLED screens for the upcoming Apple Watch Series 5.

Reuters reports that two sources told them Japan Display Inc will begin to supply organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens for the Apple Watch later this year.

The deal would mark the Japanese firm’s first foray into the OLED display market, says Reuters’ sources.

That’s good news for the display maker, who took quite a hit to its bottom line when Apple’s iPhone lineup shifted from traditional LCD screens to OLED displays. The firm relied on Apple’s LCD screen needs for over half its revenue in the year ended March 2018.

In this year’s iPhone lineup, only the iPhone XR sported an LCD screen, and the XR’s reportedly less-than-exciting sales numbers couldn’t have helped Japan Display’s bottom line. Plus, it has been much-rumored that the 2020 iPhone lineup could be an all-OLED display lineup.

Reuters says Japan Display is looking to raise as much as $990 million in new financing, which should help the firm get ready to manufacture the OLED Apple Watch displays.

Apple currently relies on frenemy Samsung for its OLED display needs, and is reportedly pushing LG Display to expand its OLED production capabilities, even going so far as to purchase equipment to build an OLED panel research and development site in Taiwan.

  1. 622079 426100Hello Guru, what entice you to post an post. This write-up was incredibly interesting, specially since I was searching for thoughts on this subject last Thursday. 143373

  2. 512573 275433I was reading via some of your content material on this internet web site and I believe this internet site is actually instructive! Maintain putting up. 3525

  3. 599851 257359You ought to be quite astute at research and writing. This shows up inside your original and special content. I agree along with your primary points on this subject. This content material need to be seen by far more readers. 507639

  4. 465357 227540Some times its a pain in the ass to read what blog owners wrote but this internet web site is rattling user friendly ! . 719002

  5. 338488 88004This web-site is truly a walk-through rather than the info you desired concerning this and didnt know who to inquire about. Glimpse here, and you will definitely discover it. 833123

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.