According to a report from Korea, BOE will start producing AMOLED displays with on-cell touch, and ship the first such panels to Huawei to be used in its Mate 40 flagship smartphone. The Mate 40 is expected by October 2020, and BOE will start producing these panels soon.

Huawei Mate 30 photo

Huawei Mate 30 Pro

BOE is not the only OLED maker to supply to Huawei's Mate 40 series - Korea's Samsung and LG Display will also ship similar panels to Huawei, some of these will use on-cell touch and some will use add-on touch panels, this depends on the Mate 40 model.

On-Cell touch means that the touch layer is embedded before the encapsulation (TFE) layer. This enables thinner panels with better optical features. Samsung is already producing such panels, branded as Y-OCTA (or Youm On-Cell Touch AMOLED).



Samsung Y-OCTA vs add-on touch (IHS)

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