Apple display vendors could lose out on massive iPhone 14 orders after reports of cutting corners


Chinese display maker Beijing Oriental Electronics (BOE) reports that it could lose 30 million display orders for the iPhone 14, which are known to have changed the display design of the iPhone 13 to increase yields or produce a product that is defect-free. Make a report The Electric (Through nine to five mac).

Apple’s BOE It was a short-term deal that ended earlier this month, along with the iPhone 13 display production last October, when BOE caught it changing the thin-film transistor circuit width of the iPhone 13 display without Apple’s knowledge. (Did you really think Apple wouldn’t notice?).

However, this decision could continue to haunt the BOE. That’s because the company could also stop Apple from making OLED displays for the iPhone 14. According to The Electric, said the BOE had sent executives to Apple’s Cupertino headquarters to explain the incident and had not received an order to build the iPhone 14 display. Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 14 at an event this fall. The Electric Display production could start as early as next month, he said.

instead of BOE The Electric It is expected that Apple will split 30 million display orders into two display makers, LG Display and Samsung Display. Samsung will produce 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch displays for the upcoming iPhone 14 Pro, while LG will produce 6.7-inch displays for the iPhone 14 Pro Max.

According to McRumorBOE previously only manufactured screens for refurbished iPhones. Apple later hired the company. Although it was supposed to supply OLED displays for the new iPhone 12 in 2020, the first panel batch did not pass Apple’s stringent quality control tests. from scratch of this year, BOE’s performance was also affected. Due to lack of display driver chip.

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