A new report suggests Apple may be working with LG - and not Samsung, which is now the Cupertino giant's sole supplier of OLED displays - on the creation of a foldable OLED screen. Not only is LG's screen-making subsidiary working alongside Apple on the project, but the parts-making LG Innotek has also set up a team to develop the necessary flexible circuit boards for such a device.
Some media reports claim that Apple is moving away from Samsung due to the concern of possible leaks from the display wing of Samsung on future plans about iPhones.
While the authenticity of the report can not be guaranteed at this time, Apple's design guru Jony Ive did however mention is a recent interview that Apple started working on the bezel-less iPhone X design 5 years ahead of its unveiling in September.
According to a report, the Samsung's new smartphone named "Samsung X" has passed South Korea's NRA certification or National Radio Agency.
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The new iPhone X is Apple's first iPhone to come with an OLED display.
LG has recently started its first OLED production for phones at its E5 plant in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province. Sources say the two firms have tentatively agreed on the investment but details have not yet been finalized.
The technology giant announced that consumers can pre-order the iPhone X on October 27 and the units will go on sale on November 3. The analyst explained that Apple's move to double down on the security feature is an attempt to drum up support for the new software. That's been changing with the likes of the LG V30 and Google Pixel 2, both with LGD OLED displays. Apple's share of teen smartphone ownership has increased for five consecutive surveys, Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson said in a report.
Associated press reported earlier this month that, Koh Dong-jin president of mobile business at Samsung Electronics seemingly confirmed that a foldable smartphone is coming 2018.
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