BOE aims to supply Apple's with LTPO panels to the iPhone 15 Pro in 2023

BOE has been aiming to supply OLED displays for Apple for a long time. In 2020 BOE did not pass Apple's OLED quality test for the iPhone 12 , but later it it did manage to enter Apple's supply chain, only for aftermarket (refurbished models) 6.06" LTPS AMOLED displays.

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According to reports in Korea, for Apple's 2014 models, which will be introduced in 2022, BOE aims to supply similar panels (to standard models). BOE is also aiming to be the producer of Apple's iPhone 15 Pro series in 2023. The company is looking to introduce LTPO technology at its B12 AMOLED line at Chongqing, the line which has only recently started production.

Apple is sourcing most of its panels from Samsung Display, and its second supplier is LG Display. For the iPhone 14 Pro, both Samsung and LGD will supply LTPO AMOLED displays, with hole-display technology. But BOE's share in Apple's supply chain is growing - in 2020 the company aims to produce about 20% of Apple's needs, or 40-50 million panels (out of a total of 200 million). In 2021, BOE produced 15 million LTPS OLED panels for Apple. These panels were produced at BOE's B7 and B11 lines.

Posted: Jan 24,2022 by Ron Mertens