Apple reportedly will source 80 million OLED panels from Samsung Display for iPhone 14
A report from Korean sources cited industry insiders who are familiar with Apple and Samsung Display’s plans. According to ETNews, “Samsung Display will supply 80 million panels for all iPhone 14 series models.” The report continues that Mass production and delivery of the panels are expected to begin sometime in Q3 of the year.
Apple iPhone 13 lineup
Four iPhone 14 models are expected, two higher-end Pro models, and two ‘regular’ models. There are two 6.1-inch versions and two 6.7-inch ones. Samsung Display will provide OLED panels for all these models. Meanwhile, it’s reported that 38.17 million of these panels will be allocated to both the entry-level iPhone 14 and the highest-end iPhone 14 Pro Max.
The iPhone 14 lineup will use LTPS-TFT-based OLED panels and LTPO-TFT-based OLEDs. It’s not clear which is intended for which models. In another recent report, Apple expected to use BOE OLED panels for the upcoming lineup as well. Apple is reportedly evaluating BOE’s OLED panels for the iPhone 14 lineup this week.