Samsung Display to supply over 70% OLED panels for Apple iPhone 14 series

Building an iPhone requires a combination of multiple suppliers that supply different parts to Apple. Speaking of displays, Samsung Display has been a major supplier of OLED displays for the iPhone ever since Apple switched to OLED panels. And now, as per TheElec, Samsung Display is expected to supply over 70% of the OLED display […]

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BOE announces a see-through MLED display with over 65% transparency

Transparent displays make for eye-catching smart windows in stores, but they have issues – low pixel density, low brightness and (worst of all) low transparency. Display maker BOE claims that it has found a way to solve these problems with its new MLED technology. MLED displays have a transmittance of above 65% (i.e. 65% of […]

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Samsung Display is responsible for 82% of iPhone 14 panel shipments

Apple is ramping up display shipments for its upcoming iPhone 14 series, the latter of which is to be officially unveiled on September 7. And according to market analysts, Samsung Display took the lion’s share after securing over 80% of shipments to Apple throughout the past three months. Apple aims to secure a total of […]

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Galaxy Watch 6 could use OLED display made by a Chinese firm

Samsung’s Galaxy smartwatches have exclusively used OLED panels from Samsung Display, offering excellent image quality. But the display supplier could change next year, at least going by the latest report. According to an exclusive report from Naver, Samsung is in talks with Chinese display manufacturer BOE for the Galaxy Watch 6. The smartwatch is expected […]

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Samsung demotes two of its LCD TV panel suppliers to low-cost segments

More details have emerged to shed better light on Samsung’s relationship with its LCD TV panel suppliers. And it turns out that BOE isn’t the only supplier to have lost some points in Samsung’s eyes. According to the latest reports, both BOE and HKC got pushed further away from Samsung’s LCD TV panel supply chain […]

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Samsung won’t be buying as many LCD panels from its Chinese supplier

Samsung Electronics is estimated to shift 4% of its LCD TV panel orders from BOE to other panel suppliers. While BOE’s share for 2022 is shrinking, suppliers including CSOT, HKC, Sharp, and LG Display are enjoying a higher market share and 53.8 million more orders combined. And reportedly, BOE’s decline has to do with royalties. […]

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Samsung may want to push BOE out of its LCD TV panel supply chain

Samsung Electronics is decreasing LCD TV panel orders from China’s BOE. Some industry watchers believe that the Korean tech giant is deliberately distancing itself from BOE while increasing LCD panel orders from other suppliers, including CSOT, HKC, Sharp, and LG Display. Market research firm Omdia estimates that BOE’s LCD TV panel share for Samsung Electronics […]

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BOE gets iPhone 14 OLED screen orders after all

Apple is in fact going to use OLED display panels made by Chinese company BOE for the iPhone 14 line, according to a new report from China today. Allegedly, BOE’s panels for the upcoming iPhones were certified by Apple last Thursday, and BOE plans to start mass producing them before the end of this month. […]

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Apple re-evaluating BOE OLED displays for iPhone 14 series

Earlier this year China’s BOE had reportedly struck a deal with Apple to supply OLED display panels for the upcoming iPhone 14 series. That deal seemed to be in question back in May as BOE had altered the display circuit design which prompted Apple to halt its orders. Now, South Korea’s The Elec is reporting […]

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Apple Said to Be Evaluating iPhone 14 OLED Displays This Week Ahead of Mass Production

Apple is evaluating OLED displays for the iPhone 14 this week ahead of mass production, The Elec reports. The OLED display panels in question are reportedly destined for the standard, 6.1-inch ‌iPhone 14‌ model, with mass production due to begin between July and August. The displays are from Chinese display panel maker BOE, which was […]

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Samsung rival could lose all Apple OLED orders after cheating

Samsung Display is already said to be a major supplier of OLED panels for the iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max. But it could soon get to make displays for the iPhone 14 and the iPhone 14 Max as well, thanks to a blunder made by BOE. BOE is a Chinese display […]

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Apple supplier BOE could lose millions of iPhone 14 OLED panel orders

Chinese display maker Beijing Oriental Electronics (BOE) struck a deal with Apple to supply OLED panels for the iPhone 14 series. However, South Korean publication The Elec reports that the company is yet to receive approval from Apple for the iPhone 14’s displays, and it could actually lose the order of about 30 million OLED […]

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Apple Supplier BOE Could Be Frozen Out of Supply Chain for iPhone 14 OLED Panels

Apple supplier BOE is still waiting to receive approval from Apple to manufacture OLED panels for the upcoming iPhone 14 series, after the company was found to have made design changes without Apple’s approval (via The Elec). Earlier this month, Apple cut the Chinese display manufacturer out of the iPhone 13 supply chain after it […]

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BOE OLED production for iPhone 13 halted

The OLED screen production for iPhone 13 by BOE, has been halted since February a new report claims. According to the Korean outlet The Elec, the design of the circuit width has been altered without prior authorization and Apple ordered its partner to halt production. The decline in production of OLED panels at BOE started […]

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Apple Drops BOE iPhone Displays After Discovering Unexpected Design Changes

Apple has virtually cut Chinese display manufacturer BOE out of the iPhone 13‘s supply chain after discovering design changes to its OLED panels, The Elec reports. BOE has been supplying OLED display panels for 6.1-inch iPhone models since last year, but the company has only manufactured a “meager amount” of OLED panels for the ‌iPhone‌ […]

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Apple strikes a deal with BOE for iPhone 14 screens

Apple struck a deal with Chinese display maker BOE, industry insiders revealed. The contract is worth CNY50 million and is for 25% of OLED displays, designated for the vanilla iPhone 14 smartphone. BOE will provide only 6.1” panels, meaning the bigger iPhone 14 Max and the iPhone Pro duo will still exclusively use screens, manufactured […]

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Apple Suppliers Preparing for First OLED iPad in 2024, Followed by OLED MacBook

China’s BOE Technology is preparing to supply Apple with OLED displays for future iPad and MacBook models, The Elec reports. In preparation for Apple’s supply requirements, BOE will build a Gen 8.6 OLED display panel production line at its B16 factory in Sichuan Province, China, according to The Elec. The new production line will reportedly […]

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Apple Supplier BOE Facing iPhone Display Production Issues Due to Chip Shortages

Apple supplier BOE is having issues producing the OLED panels that are used in iPhones due to the ongoing global chip shortage, reports The Elec. The shortage will impact production “this month and next month,” according to the site’s sources. BOE gets its display driver ICs for Apple’s iPhone display panels from LX Semicon, but […]

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Apple Supplier BOE ‘Likely’ Aiming to Provide OLED Displays for Future iPads

Apple supplier BOE recently converted one of its factories in China in order to manufacture larger OLED displays for devices beyond smartphones, including tablets and computers, according to Korean website The Elec. The report claims that BOE is likely aiming to supply OLED displays for future iPads, after becoming a supplier of iPhone 13 displays […]

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BOE’s Display for 2023 iPhone Expected to Put Pressure on LG

Amid rumors about Apple’s custom-designed modem for its 2023 iPhone lineup, a new report today suggested that the display panels destined for these models could put substantial pressure on LG Display’s market share. According to research by UBI, seen by The Elec, BOE is converting three of its factories into facilities capable of manufacturing OLED […]

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