Apple Reportedly Working on OLED Displays in a Secret Taiwanese Lab

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Sources have revealed that Apple has opened a lab in Taiwan and has recruited at least 50 engineers to work on display tech for iPhone and iPad. It is further suggested that many of these engineers previously worked for companies like AU Optronics and Qualcomm.

While the company is working on making its displays thinner, lighter and more efficient, Bloomberg says Apple is working on OLED (organic light-emitting diodes) displays. They are not only thinner, but also require no back-lighting. LG and Samsung have previously employed the same tech in the screens of their various products from television sets to mobile phones.

The Apple iPad Pro

The Apple iPad Pro

If Apple manages to incorporate its own in-house OLED displays, its supply demands from other manufacturers would go down, giving the company an edge over its counterparts. Any progress on the display front would mean less dependency on companies like Samsung Electronics, Sharp Corp. and Japan Display.

Meanwhile, there is immense secrecy around the lab with no external signs of Cupertino company anywhere close to it. Apple has declined to make any official comments about it.


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  • Fiza Arif

    ?j??? now py ?ap?o?
    P??s???? B?? ? P?????? B? ? Fiza Arif & Sam Malik ?

  • Rishab Mallick

    “Secret” its the reason everyone knows about it right?

  • Prasanna Sai

    too much of apple posts!

  • Abhishek C Raveendra

    And they are coming in 2018.. Androids & Windowsphones will be using Quantum Dot displays….