Japan Display has been cited as the main supplier of OLED screens for this year's new Apple Watch, according to Reuters who report the display manufacturing giant is on the verge of securing as much as $990 million in new financing to aid OLED production admit dwindling demand for LCD panels.
Shares of Japan Display rose as much as 16 percent in early trade on April 1 and were up 13 percent at 78 yen as of 0211 GMT. The firm relied on Apple's LCD screen needs for over half its revenue in the year ended March 2018.
Japan Display (JDI) went through some rough years as Apple started its transition to OLED screens. That's actually LG's business, which is soon expected to be shared with Japan Display.
DigiTimes reports that the three new iPhones will feature displays measuring in at 5.42-, 6.06- and 6.67-inches, respectively.
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Japanese electronics companies have been competing fiercely with South Korean rivals such as Samsung Electronics Co.in developing advanced display panels.
Japan Display's technology uses a slightly different manufacturing method and equipment from Samsung to avoid infringing patents held by the industry leader.
According to noted Apple supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, one of the big new improvements on the next iPhone (iPhone 11? iPhone XI? iPhone Xss?) will be the addition of two-way wireless charging, also known as reverse wireless charging or Wireless Powershare as Samsung calls it on the Galaxy S10. That's obviously because the world's largest smartphone vendor makes the most sophisticated handset panels out there, lightyears ahead of LG or Japan Display's alternatives.
Also, by the year 2020, Apple will also find a way to improve the pricing on the entry-level iPhone models as well. But is this really the iPhone SE 2 though?