LG will be the sole supplier of p-OLED displays for Apple Watch




LG Display Company will be the sole supplier of OLED-displays for “smart” watches Apple Watch. It is noteworthy that until now the Cupertino company has not used in their products screens created by technology of organic light-emitting diodes. The iPhone and iPad are used LCD-displays, which, according to Cupertino, are the most advanced in the industry.

It is known that Apple Watch the size of 38 mm equipped with a screen diagonal of 1.3 inches 240 x 320 pixels (299 ppi), and more dimensional model has a diagonal of 1.5 inches screen of the same resolution (261 ppi). Both models use screens made by technology p-OLED (Plastic OLED). They are great to read in bright sunlight and at any angle. Protection of the matrix provides a strong sapphire crystal.

According to analysts’ estimates, the screen assembly, with all component parts for Apple Watch size 42 mm is priced at $ 27.41. In this case, the cost of the display is $ 7.86, but the touchpad with sapphire glass costs $ 19.55.

According to reports, during the 2015 LG Display will monthly deliver to Apple Watch from 2 to 3 million screens. Thus, during 2015 the company from Cupertino expects to realize at least 24 million hours. It is curious that Apple has decided not to use their handheld device displays Samsung.


Apple Watch will go on sale in April this year. Previously, it was found out that the clock will have 4 and 8 GB of internal memory, 512 MB of RAM and processor S1, the characteristics very similar to the A5 chip of iPhone 4s and iPad 2. Of great importance is the extent to which the new product would last long without recharging: this is the key factor for devices in this category. According to rumors, the active use of Apple-hours discharged after 3-4 hours, and mixed-mode will work out for two days.

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