According to reports from Korea, Samsung Electronics is in talks with BOE regarding a possible OLED supply agreement for Samsung's Galaxy Watch. BOE is working on samples as it aims to replace the 1.3" and 1.2" Galaxy Watch displays currently produced by Samsung Display.

Samsung Galaxy Watch photo

This is a rather surprising report - as Samsung Display is a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, and it has excess capacity in its OLED production fabs. It could be that Samsung Electronics is trying to put pressure on SDC to lower its prices, and of course this would be an excellent deal for BOE and a great endorsement for its OLEDs.

Samsung, according to the report, produces 300,000 to 1,000,000 Galaxy Watch devices each month. The displays are either 1.2" 360x360 or 1.3" 360x360 flexible Super AMOLEDs, depending on the model. The Galaxy Watch is now shipping for around $350 in the US (note: affiliate link to Amazon).

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