Apple Has a New Friend in Its Adventure for a Samsung-Free iPhone
Apple has been trying to reduce reliance on rival Samsung for several years already, and if a recent report is anything to go by, the Cupertino-based tech giant is ready to make another step in this regard with the 2020 iPhone generation.
BOE could join Samsung and LG Display as iPhone OLED panel suppliers starting as soon as next year, according to Korean media, and this move is a double win for Apple.
First and foremost, the company expands the list of suppliers that it relies on for the iPhone, which means that supply constraints are less likely. And second of all, signing BOE means Apple can count less on Samsung, the long-time South Korean rivals which right now supplies most of the iPhone displays, but at the same time, also competes against the iPhone with its very own lineup of Android flagship devices.
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