The OLED contract has been signed and Apple may order another 25 million units in 2017, depending on the appeal of the market.
The source of the Nikkei Asian Review said Apple had ordered 70 million Samsung OLEDs, all of which will be on the iPhone 8, will released later this year. US technology company plans to expand the scale by 25 million units if new products sell well.
The iPhone 8 is expected to be priced at over $ 1,000 when it features a slew of outstanding features including curved display, sophisticated design and integrated fingerprint sensor on the screen. Meanwhile, the upgrade iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus still use the traditional LCD screen.
Technology has also identified the trio of smartphones that Apple will released later this year will be integrated face recognition security with 3D scanners and wireless charging.
Ordering 70 million OLEDs as part of the Samsung deal will provide 160 million units for Apple in the future. There are fears that the Korean company will be able to supply enough quantities and timely release of the iPhone 8. The reason is that the Galaxy S8 and S8 + are taking up most of Samsung’s OLED output.
The couple Samsung’s new smartphone is said to put pressure on Apple when it comes to prominent technologies such as the “infinity display” with ultra-slim and curved edges, retina security, and mold recognition. Faces or features that have long existed such as wireless charging, fast charging.
According to Apple, iPhone sales in the fourth quarter reached a record 78.3 million units, but it is unknown how many of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.