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Samsung reportedly spending $21B to expand OLED capacity for 'iPhone 8,' future devices - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Possibly flush with OLED screen orders for the "iPhone 8," Samsung is reportedly beefing up its production capacity by building new factories at a pair of new sites in South Korea. Citing sources within the supply chain, ET News claims that Samsung has ...and more »

Samsung remains the top smartphone display maker for Q1 2017 - GSMArena.com

Samsung was the top display maker in the world the first quarter of the year, raking in $3.5 billion of revenue. This accounts for 27.2% of global market share for smartphone displays or displays under 9 inches. This is all according to industry firm ...and more »

Apple considers investment in LG Display's OLED plant - The Investor

[THE INVESTOR] Apple is reportedly in talks with LG Display to invest about 2 to 3 trillion won (US$1.75-2.62 billion) into the Korean display maker's new OLED production lines exclusively dedicated to Apple orders. According to news reports on June 3 ...and more »

Samsung Display to Construct World's Biggest OLED Plant - Etnews

Samsung Display is planning to construct world's biggest OLED plants which will have more than 30% of production capacity than A3 that is currently Samsung Display's biggest plant. Its strategy is to grab upper hands by expanding its production ...and more »

Apple is reportedly to be investing in LG Display's OLED plant - Digital Trends

According to the latest report by The Investor, Apple is discussing plans with LG Display to invest about 2 to 3 trillion won — the equivalent to about $1 to $2 billion — into new OLED production lines exclusive to Apple orders. Although not definite ...and more »

As iPhone 8 starts OLED journey, Apple leaving nothing to chance - SlashGear

Apple is moving to lock down supplies of one of the most important components for its next-generation iPhone, reportedly pumping cash into LG Display in return for parts exclusivity. The Cupertino firm is, so South Korean sources are reporting ...and more »

Samsung is reportedly building a new factory to keep up with demand for OLED screens - Business Insider

ET News says that Samsung already expanded one of its existing plants to hit a production target of 135,000 panels per month, while the new facility should help ramp the number up to 270,000 units in total. The sizeable $20 billion (£15.4 billion ...and more »

Samsung Is Building the World's Largest OLED Plant - Fortune

Samsung subsidiary Samsung Display has its sights set on the growing organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display market. The Korean conglomerate will build the world's largest OLED manufacturing plant and boost the capacity to manufacture the screen ...and more »

Samsung Could Lose Grip on OLED Monopoly Thanks to Google & Apple - Gadget Hacks

The race is on to break Samsung's near-OLED Monopoly. Google joined the race back in April, reducing their reliance on Samsung's OLED's by supposedly investing about $880 million into using LG's OLED's for their Pixel phone screens. Now, Apple's ...and more »

Apple reportedly paying LG to exclusively devote OLED production lines to iPhone orders - 9to5Mac

Samsung may be the exclusive supplier of OLED screens for the iPhone 8, but it seems that Apple is taking significant steps to diversify its supply chain. Not only is the company reportedly close to striking a deal with LG, but Apple is said to be ...and more »