As a leader in the OLED bars market, the company Samsung continues to invest huge funds in the development of this. As is known, the South Korean giant intends to invest an additional $ 6.8 billion in the expansion of production of OLED.
The debut of Apple's first smartphone with OLED screen - iPhone 8 - is expected in 2017. By this time, Samsung plans to invest large sums in the development of production. According to media, the company plans to invest about 8 billion Korean won (approximately US $ 6.8 million) in increasing production capacity by more than 50%.
Samsung expects to increase the number of OLED panels produced 200 million units per year. Now published annually 300 million OLED. The sources indicate that from 2017 Custom Apple Samsung will deliver 100 million 5.5-inch OLED for the new iPhone.
In addition to potential suppliers Samsung OLED panels for the next generation iPhone is called LG Display and JDI. Other smartphone manufacturers, including Chinese brands now also increasingly using their new devices with AMOLED screen displays.
Last week it became known that Samsung Display controls 95% of the market OLED panels. In the first quarter of 2016 it was imposed to 86.7 million 91.3 million OLED dated during this time. In the second place after Samsung part of LG Display, a subsidiary of the giant Korean company LG is.
The possibility of increasing investments in the production of OLED-panels examined and AU Optronics (AUO). The company plans to invest in research and development and in expanding the production of OLED panels. The CEO of AUO said that now the OLED screen bar are mainly used in the flagship models of smartphones and just completely replace LCD in the next 2-3 years.