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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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

One iPhone 8 rumor might not be so crazy - Business Insider

A report in DigiTimes recently indicated that Apple's iPhone 8 supply could be constrained at launch, at least in part because of trouble getting OLED displays from Samsung. Current iPhone models use liquid crystal displays (LCDs), which can be sourced ...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 »