Kick in the glass: Innolux gets nod to supply glass for Amazon phone, AUO loses Apple iPad mini gig
0. phoneArena 29 Mar 2013, 07:31 posted on
Two different companies have had two different results with their business of providing displays to major device manufacturers as Innolux, the company that apparently has picked up the coveted role of supplying the display for the Apple iPad mini, has added the Amazon smartphone to its list; meanwhile AUO has lost its previous role as supplier of glass to Apple's 7.9 inch slate...
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1. hung2900 (Posts: 822; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)
I can predict that Apple has to come back to Samsung again.
6. ardent1 (Posts: 1999; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)
Samdung steals IP. Why would Apple give Samdung more chances to steal.
You know the say, fool me once shame on you, but fool me twice shame on me.
2. Aeires (unregistered)
AUO had to of known this was a short term deal, just about everyone who knows anything about the iPad Mini knew it was getting a retina display in the second or third iteration. Hopefully they made enough money from Apple to invest in their R&R department, but a large part of me doubts that.
3. cezarepc (Posts: 626; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)
Apple will need to wait a couple more years before other manufacturers can match Samsung's delivery (yield% and quantity).
5. darkkjedii (Posts: 13391; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
I'm not sure about that, if apples leaving them you can bet they'd have their ducks in a row. LG, and Sharp are pretty capable.