Earlier this year, there was supply chain news that all the iPhone released in 2019 will be equipped with OLED display, and for this year's new iPhone 8, Apple will first use the OLED display on the iPhone, Apple's OLED panel demand this year For 60 million. At the same time, Apple's demand for OLED panels in 2018 will double, and eventually in 2019 will be all iPhone screen upgrade to OLED.
However, according to the Japanese website Nikkei report today, OLED popular timeline was advanced. Apple's current plan is to launch in the second half of 2018 three iPhone, and all upgraded to OLED display.
Apple will also release three iPhone this year, in addition to the new OLED iPhone 8, Apple may also be released with LCD display iPhone 7s and 7s Plus. There are rumors about the iPhone 9 starting in May this year and mentioning the 2018 iPhone will offer two sizes: 5.28 and 6.46 inches, while LG Innotek will also produce flexible circuit boards for the iPhone in 2018.
In addition to Samsung, Apple will also allow OLED suppliers to diversify, including investment in LG, to help create a new OLED factory. Samsung will become the only OLED supplier for the iPhone 8, but this will change in 2018, but the LG plant may need to wait until 2019 will begin mass production, until then, Samsung will still become an important supplier. JDI and Sharp will continue to supply iPhone LCD screen, which is this year's iPhone 7s and 7s Plus.