Referring to his own informant, the source claims that the contract manufacturer Foxconn Electronics and Japanese company controlled by them Sharp intend to launch OLED panels for smartphones release in 2019.

Partners will invest in this project about 1.92 billion dollars. The pilot line will be built in Japan, but the main production will be located in China. The reason for this decision is called hope for tax relief on the part of the Chinese state.

Plans OLED panels release, nurtured in tandem, linked to the intention attributed to Apple to start using this type of panels in the iPhone. Now Apple iPhone smartphones are equipped with LCD panels. In addition to Apple’s, customers Foxconn-Sharp products may be Chinese manufacturers that, following the leader in this field, the South Korean company the Samsung, have already begun to use OLED panels in their smartphones.

Source: the Nikkei

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