Samsung left with excess OLED panels after Apple halved production

February 19th, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

Samsung Display may have been left with a surplus of OLED panels, due to Apple’s reduced iPhone X production.

Samsung is reportedly in search of new customers to take on some of the excess panels but that may be harder than you’d think. Most manufacturers aren’t ready to make the switch to OLED because of its higher cost, meaning Samsung might be facing a reduction in profits.

Most Chinese manufacturers attend to lower price ranges and would prefer to stick to LCD panels, which are around 40% cheaper. Only about 5-10% of Oppo and vivo smartphones use OLED screens.

Apple itself is…

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