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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 -

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 Reportedly Offers LG Billions For iPhone OLED Displays - Ubergizmo

Apple has never made an iPhone before with an OLED display. The company is expected to change course this year with the iPhone 8. It's believed to be the company's first iPhone to feature an OLED panel. Samsung is likely going to be the major supplier ...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 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 »

After Google, Apple rumored to invest in LG's OLED operation - Android Authority (blog)

With 95 percent of the market in its grip, Samsung Display's position as the superpower of OLED industry seems unassailable. But competitors – chief among them LG Display – are arming themselves to challenge Samsung. Tens of billions are at stake, as ...and more »

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

Tim Cook iPhone 6 Apple Watch Apple CEO Tim Cook holding one of the company's iPhones. Getty/Justin Sullivan A new report from Korean outlet ET News says that Samsung subsidiary Samsung Display has begun construction of a new facility in South Korea to ...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 »

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 »

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 »