Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Samsung will stop selling Apple screens next year

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Samsung Display has announced that next year the contract is terminated with Apple and now have to cease supplying LCD panels the company. It is said that the main reason that Samsung does not want to renew the contract, is that the profit margins you want to work with Apple are very small and the Korean company is not interested.

Apple has long used Samsung screens in iOS devices, and in the first half of this year, Samsung Display has shipped over 15 million LCD screens to Apple, becoming the main supplier of this component to the California company. However, this figure has been reduced in the third quarter, when sent within 3 million screens and the report not seeing any type of screen that would include Apple's iPad Mini.

Apple and Samsung break relations

Samsung might be making room for new customers with a higher profit margin, as Amazon or Samsung Electronics also use these screens to their tablets, with which to try to compete with the iPad. Samsung Display This could improve profits by working with customers who leave a larger profit margin and avoid falling revenues due to the end of the contract with Apple.

samsung display Samsung dejará de vender pantallas a Apple el año que viene

This could be a first step to reduce dependence Apple currently has with Samsung as components supplier. As a result, other companies could see increased orders. TSMC reportedly has a contract to manufacture in series quad-core processor that Apple used in any device soon. LG Display and Sharp in Japan, as are business partners and now Apple could see increased orders screen, the Cupertino company to break its relationship with Samsung Display. Both companies, along with Japan Display, currently provide screens with integrated touchpads iPhone 5 and are a possible option for the manufacture of the screens of iPad Mini .

Given the sharp decline in orders in the latter part of the year, it seems that Apple has been moving away from Samsung screens for some time, and other members of Apple could be taking orders previously made ​​by Samsung.

The relationship between Apple and Samsung are deteriorating at an alarming rate, so other companies have to take this situation and fill the gaps left by the failure of a relationship that has lasted several years.

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