Apple might be looking at an OLED-screen iPad model, but it will need to compete with Samsung to order enough modern technology displays to ensure mass production.
There is some talk that the Cupertino giant intends to use an OLED panel structure in a “double-stack” format in order to guarantee greater brightness and image quality. Samsung hasn’t started development on this screen yet due to lack demand. They won’t start until Apple places a large order.
Despite this, they will have reached an understanding, and Samsung will be willing to develop the iPad display, provided that Apple follows a reasonable schedule.
Samsung should be able close the deal in the second quarter 2022. The equipment will then be available for purchase during the third quarter.
The delivery of the OLED-screen iPads is expected to happen in 2023. Apple already has approval for the production machinery and equipment.
If the partnership with Samsung fails, American technology may always resort to Chinese BOE. This Chinese BOE has recently updated its infrastructure so that it can produce displays up to 15inches.
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