Citing "Japanese Economic News" reported last November, iPhone product line OLED will gradually shift from LTPS TFT LCD, OLED and plans to use the surface to the 2017 launch of the iPhone. The same news source has once again pointed out that Samsung plans to invest 8 trillion won (about 46.4 billion yuan) to improve more than 50% of the annual output of OLED panel (more than 200 million panels per year), Samsung's annual output of 300 million panels. Sources said Apple Samsung will start to supply 100 million 5.5inch OLED panels next year.
Samsung is the only company that can mass produce OLED screen smart phone business. According to the latest report released by Korean Herald said in the first quarter of this year, Samsung OLED screen shipped 86.7 million units, accounting for global shipments (91.7 million units) 95% of mobile devices has become the largest supplier of OLED screen.
In addition, LG Display and JDI iPhone next year are small suppliers, including LG Display OLED screen mainly for television production, LG Display in Paju, South Korea (Paju) has a OLED display production plant, the company plans to add a large-scale production lines for this LG Display will invest hundreds of billions of yen, the board will soon approve the investment. In addition, LG Display is also prepared in Gumi in South Korea (Gumi) add a small production line, invested about $ 927 million.
OLED displays than LCD screens clearer, more vibrant colors, more energy-efficient, it can bend some radian, facilitating the design of mobile phone companies. 2010 Samsung Galaxy using OLED display on the phone, this is the first time in the world. Apple introduced the iPhone since 2007, has always insisted on using the LCD screen, however, the past few years it has been studying how to improve the picture quality of OLED panel and efforts to reduce costs.