LG and Samsung have started manufacturing OLED displays at a large scale for Apple’s next iPhone 13 lineup. The Korean tech giant has been the leading supplier of iPhone screens for some time due to its prestige in making the best displays for smartphones, as per TheElec report.
Samsung was able to get an order for about 80 million display units for iPhone 13 series, according to a report. For the upcoming iPhone 13 series, Samsung will be manufacture LTPO OLED screens that support a high refresh rate. Simply puts, the iPhone 13 Pro Max and iPhone 13 Pro will arrive with a 120Hz display. While iPhone 13 mini and iPhone 13 will come with a 60Hz display.
Moreover, BOE and LG will be the suppliers of Apple’s iPhone 13 mini and iPhone 13 OLED displays. LG is expected to ship about 30 million display units and about 50 million panels. And Samsung will deliver about 120 million OLED displays by the end of 2021. While BOE is estimated to deliver 9 million panels.
It is also expected Apple will launch its iPhone 13 series in September as the production of OLED panels has begun a month earlier. The iPhone 13 lineup has four variants; iPhone 13, the iPhone 13 Pro, the iPhone 13 Pro Max, and the iPhone 13 mini. However, Cupertino has not yet confirmed anything about its upcoming 13 series. So we have to wait for a while for precise information.