Samsung is reportedly no longer Apple’s only supplier of OLED screens.
Apple reportedly chose LG Display as its second supplier for organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens used in the.
Apple gave the South Korean company the thumbs-up after its OLED panels passed the iPhone maker’s quality tests, according to Reuters, which cited an article in the South Korea-based Electronic Times that used an unidentified source.
The choice would make Apple less reliant on Samsung, the sole source of displays for the iPhone X (which Apple is) and its main rival in the smartphone market.
Neither Apple nor LG Display immediately responded to requests for comment.
In June, it was reported that LG could supplyOLED displays to Apple. This followed a previous report that LG was and Apple was reconsidering the partnership.
The iPhone XR, the “budget” model unveiled by Apple on Wednesday,instead of OLED.