According to a report by Korean publication Newspim, LG will strengthen its cooperation with Apple and offer her 20 million LCD displays.
Earlier it was reported that Apple is trying to weaken the dependence on Samsung and looking for new manufacturers of displays. So LG probably got the order from 2 to 4 million displays for the iPhone X Plus with a diagonal of 6.5 inches.
According to rumors, in the fall of 2018, Apple will introduce three models of the iPhone. According to Ming-Chi Kuo, among others, will enter the market and a budget version of the smartphone, equipped with LCD screen with a diagonal of 6.1 inches. Korean reporters found that a supplier of components for this model LG is also selected.
The company will produce about 20 million LCD displays. According to the contract, deliveries are scheduled to begin in the second half of 2018. Additionally, for 2019 LG needs to produce about 10 million OLED screens for Apple.
Thanks to LG, all three iPhone model 2018 can be frameless. The company has found a way to significantly reduce the side faces. Budget version of the iPhone this year also, most likely, will get a complete system of Face ID. However, on the rear panel can be only be one main camera.
Cooperation with Apple has helped LG to Samsung around and become one of the largest suppliers of displays for mobile electronics in the world.