Supply Chain Leaks Clue At One More Record Breaking Year For Apple
A supply chain company of Taiwan has forecasted that Apple is claimed to order 270 Million smartphone screen panels this year. If this is accurate then in 2018, the Cupertino-located firm will see record-breaking figures of sales.
The supply chain firm stated that Apple is claimed to purchase 250–270 million screen panels this year for iPhones. This is more than and over the 216 Million handsets that the firm claimed in 2017 or the all-time high record of 231 Million, which the tech giant saw in 2015.
Taking everything into consideration, KGI also assumes that the Cupertino-located tech behemoth is operating on 3 new iPhones that it will roll out in 2018. The firm is claimed to roll out a 6.5-inch OLED model and a 5.8-inch iPhone X along with a 6.1-inch reasonably priced LCD variant. KGI also claimed that the company will sell almost 100 Million units of the low priced iPhone LCD model.
In one more report, Digitimes exposed, “The purchases of OLED panels by Apple in 2018 will cross 110–130 Million units, comprising 70–80 Million of 5.9-inch models for the present iPhone X and an updated edition of the similar size. The rest will be 40–50 Million of 6.5-inch OLED screens for the manufacture of a less costly model”.
Apple will also convey a total of 60–70 Million of all-screen 6.1-inch LTPS displays for one more new model of iPhone to be rolled out in fall of this year, as well as 60–70 Million LTPS displays in 4.7, 4, and 5.5-inch sizes for the making of iPhone SE, iPhone 8, and iPhone 7 handsets, claimed the report.
The report additionally claims that Samsung will stay as the provider of OLED screens to Apple and LG will also come in the picture by the H2 of 2018.