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Apple unlikely to use Samsung AMOLED displays for next iPad

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 27 May 2011 14:40

Apple unlikely to use Samsung AMOLED displays for next iPad Recent reports stated that Apple was considering using a new Samsung AMOLED display for their upcoming iPad 3 tablet but OLED-display.net says this is highly unlikely as production will not be able to hold up to expected demand.
The site says Samsung would not be able to produce enough 9.7-inch screens, especially since the company has already announced it will sticking to smaller and medium sized panels, mainly for smartphones.

Samsung's expected capacity is 8 million 4-inch AMOLED displays per month for the next six months. Tablet-sized displays are also said to have been delayed until early 2012.

The company will also use the larger (6 or 7-inch displays) for their own upcoming Galaxy Tab tablets.

Adds Barry Young, director of the OLED Association:

If anything, it would have to be after 2011, maybe 2012. It's just not going to happen for Apple.

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