Apple is expanding its usage area after the positive returns it has received from OLED screens. The company is among the incoming information that the new iPad and MacBooks will be released with OLED display technology.
As of now, the company; Apple WatchiPhones and other products already use OLED displays. However, Apple has not yet released a MacBook or iPad with an OLED display. One of the main reasons for this is that OLED displays are more expensive than other displays. In this case, it is reported that it will cause a price increase in iPad and MacBooks.
Apple Will Launch New iPads and MacBooks with OLED Display!
However, a recent report from DigiTimes shows that the company will release OLED iPads and MacBooks next year. Apple previously used miniLED display technology on iPad and MacBook devices. But the company’s 2021 plans include launching the 12.9-inch iPad Pro and MacBook Pro. Within these plans of the company, it can bring the iPad Pro and MacBook Pro to OLED technology.
However, the company is said to start working on OLED displays in the second half of 2021 and will launch a new iPad Pro with OLED display in the second half of 2021.
Apple is the World Leader in OLED Display Supply!
Apple’s iPhone 12 series uses OLED display technology in its smartphones. The company will increase its demand for OLED panels substantially by 2021.
Also, Apple is expected to become the world’s largest OLED panel receiver this year. According to DSCC (Display Supply Chain Consultants), Apple’s spending on OLED panels will reach $ 9.8 billion this year. This means it will cover around 30% of global OLED panel spending.
In terms of OLED panel expenses SamsungRanks second after Apple. DSCC estimates that Samsung will spend $ 8.8 billion, accounting for 27% of the global total.
But unlike Apple, Samsung subsidiary Samsung Display is also an OLED panel maker. Apple is also iPhone, iPhone X, iPhone XS, etc. He purchases OLED panels from Samsung to use in OLED displays. Apple is another OLED display manufacturer in this situation. BOE He is considering an agreement with his company. The Chinese-based BOE display manufacturer has been on the rise in the global market since supplying screens to the Huawei Mate 20 series. It may be possible for Apple to buy cheaper panels from BOE for “budget” models.
LG is also another possible supplier for Apple’s OLED panels. However, South Korean manufacturing giant Samsung receives most of the orders in this area.