Budget iPhone Won’t Use Samsung Displays
Apple is projected to take the wraps off the second-generation iPhone SE in just a few months, as people close to the matter say the launch is due to happen in the first quarter of 2020.
One of the most important details about this device is the display it’s going to use, as Samsung, which currently builds OLED panels for the more premium iPhones, is apparently not involved in the talks.
Instead, LG Display is believed to be in pole-position for securing a supply deal for the new budget iPhone, but Korean media says that not even this company is too keen on building LCD screens for the iPhone SE 2.
The next-generation iPhone SE is expected to be based on iPhone 8, so it’ll use a 4.7-inch LCD panel without a notch but with a home button featuring Touch ID integration.
“LG Display cannot afford to pick and choose as the firm is undergoing heavy-duty reshuffling and restructuring,” a source familiar with the talks told <a href="http://en.thelec.kr/news/articleView.h… (read more)