according to Apple is expected to launch three new iPhones this year, including the iPhone 8, iPhone 7s, and iPhone 7s Plus.
samsung Display will also provide some 60 million OLED screens for the Galaxy S8 series, the report notes.
This year, samsung will reportedly provide some 160 million OLED screens for the iPhone 8.
The Investor says that samsung uses OLED screens for almost 70% of its smartphone including models that aren’t high-end devices like the Galaxy S or Galaxy Note series.
At the same time, however, Samsung might not even be interested in beating Apple in the high-end smartphone business.
The iPhone 8 could get curved OLED screens, and Samsung is reportedtly its top supplier
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Apple also reportedly purchased 100 million OLED panels last April, so this deal could be the second of its kind.
If you addeverything together, that suggests each curved OLED screen could cost Apple over $70 apiece (roughly £56 or $AU 92).
Those curved displays have helped Samsung differentiate its products from any others on the market.
These two deals, which add up to 160 million OLED displays total, could mean that Samsung may end up being the main supplier for iPhone 8 displays, and the main recipient of a chunk of change.
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Apple has overtaken samsung Electronics in smartphone sales for the first time in two years—but don’t count on it staying ahead for long.
These Chinese companies have pushed Apple and samsung aside in their home market, and are expanding across South Asia.
For Samsung, though, 2016 ended particularly badly, dominated by the fiasco around the recall of its incendiary Galaxy Note7.
Super-phones like the Note7 could have accounted for 10 to 15 percent of Samsung’s smartphone sales in the period before its recall, said Gupta, but samsung lost more than that: There was also the damage to its brand.
BBK, almost unknown in the West, is now the number one smartphone brand in China, he said.
collected by :Molly Tony