LG loses iPad 2 screen orders because of faulty displays
posted by PhoneArena Team / May 11, 2011, 3:52 AM
An industry source has told DigiTimes, "LGD was forced to reduce its shipments in the first quarter due to light leakage problem for panels produced at its 6G production lines." Because of these faulty displays, Apple shifted orders from LG to Samsung in the first quarter of this year. The shift pushed Samsung to 4 million iPad panel shipments, becoming the number one supplier for Apple. LG slipped to 3.2 million panel shipments in Q1 2011.
The source also told DigiTimes that the issue with the LG panels has been fixed and that LG would "resume shipment momentum to Apple in the second quarter."
source: DigiTimes via Engadget
you paid 800$ for a faulty Apple product, who cares...you`ll know better next time
posted on May 11, 2011, 4:08 AM 6
Posts: 108; Member since: Aug 31, 2009
I'm happy for apple, instead of just letting shit get into the Ipad it cut them off and bought a better product for the time being from another company. Now i do not own any apple products but having watched every other company sell broken down hardware to people and not making a true fix this shows that apple does really give a crap. I wish some of their competitors would follow suit.
posted on May 11, 2011, 4:33 AM 1
everyone was delighted with the iphone 4 display, but when some of LGs displays are leaking light everyone forgot about good things LG makes and starts to blame them for every single small mistake they ever did... you're all a bit ... schizophrenic...
posted on May 11, 2011, 5:07 AM 7
Is there any apple product which isn't faulty despite the overpricing of it? Funny enough one of the only main hardware components apple design is antennas and we've all (except fanboys) have seen the faulty design of this. Secondly Apple is yet again getting most of their parts and components from Samsung and seem to have conveniently forget that they are sueing samsung for have a better phone than theirs now availble and that Samsung will have a high res gesture only edge to edge screen display on the market months before their version will be out. Apples version of this gesture screen will no doubt claim to 'change everything again again' when this comes out despite the tech being available on a phone up to half a year earlier
posted on May 11, 2011, 5:18 AM 5
and I love how Steve Jobs keeps going on and on saying, we are the only company that has total control over software and hardware?!?!?! WTF Steve?!?!? If that's the case then own the problem. Apple is putting out a crap product. You said it steve!
posted on May 11, 2011, 10:55 AM 1
Posts: 2137; Member since: Jan 06, 2011
hey first of all, how is the ipad overpriced? the xoom is 800? and ur calling the ipad overpriced? its like the one thing that isnt... and apple designs the entire phone dunmbass... they just dont manufacture it... secondly, samsung and apple have publicly stated they were treating their manufacturing division and phone division seperate in order to create the trade... if apple didnt buy from samsung anymore it would be a huge loss.. also how are they suing for a better phone when samsung obviously copied them? u cant say they didnt cause just look at the touchwiz app launcher... they changed the android one to copy iphone.. and where is an edge to edge screen cause i dont see one on the sgii? haha and half a year? show me a phone that has edge to edge right now?
posted on May 11, 2011, 6:16 PM 1
Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010
@Jeff - I can do you one better. I got one with the stage lighting effect (where you see a row of lights at the bottom when the unit is held in landscape mode). Hopefully the replacement unit is free of defects.
posted on May 11, 2011, 8:58 AM 1
Posts: 1; Member since: May 11, 2011
the above-mentioned article is not true. the so-called industry source is a taiwan magazine. as you know taiwan has to beat korea in display industry. lgd has already said at the first quarter result conference this is just a bad rumor.
posted on May 11, 2011, 9:26 AM 3
Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008
i dont know where all these terrible phones are, because ive had a few LG phones and theyve all been well made and durable. Its amazing how much crap people talk not realizing that they are probably carrying lg products around with them all the time. like samsung they make many parts for other companies. That iphone4? That so called retina display is made by LG. So are the screens for the iphad 1 and 2 and probably the prior iphones.
posted on May 11, 2011, 11:30 AM 3
Why can't Apple make their own products ?
posted on May 12, 2011, 2:57 AM 0
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