Rumor: Apple wants the leader in display chips take over




Apple would Renesas SP Drivers want to take over, which produces chips for smartphone displays. The acquisition would be part of Apple’s strategy to get to compete better. More technology in-house

Apple would enter talks with Renesas to take on the importance of 55 percent of the Japanese company in the joint venture Renesas SP Drivers writes the usually well-informed Japanese business daily Nikkei. Renesas SP Drivers is a leader in the production of drivers and chips for small LCDs, the joint venture has a third of the market. Apple iPhone display involves all his chips already Renesas SP. The chips will affect the image quality and the energy consumption of smartphone screens.

The other participants in the joint venture are Sharp and Powerchip. Sharp is expected to be 25 per cent share of sales to Apple as the deal with Renesas around. This would, Nikkei may be the case. Around the summer The 240 Japanese workers could just continue to work and there were as yet no plans to transfer. Production to the U.S.

The acquisition would be part of Apple’s efforts to get more. Production technology in-house Thus, the manufacturer would also set up production facilities for strong sapphire glass, which would be used to protect. The scenes of the upcoming iPhone uses

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