For iPod and iPhone LG screens – Macitynet.it
Will LG also be among Apple's partners for the new iPhones? The hypothesis arises from an announcement by the same Korean company that tonight announced that it had entered into an agreement to provide Cupertino with 'small displays' starting from the second half of the year.
According to the agreement, we learn from the communications that flow from the top of LG, Apple will be the first major external customer of LG Dispalay to have this type of screens. Currently the components are practically all absorbed by LG Electronics which produces pocket devices including eminently cell phones. LG is not a new ally for Apple; the Korean company among the suppliers for the MacBook and MacBook Pro and for the iMacs which also use panels produced by LG.
Asian sources point out that initially small displays for Apple production will go to the iPod market (one million), but negotiations are also underway for models destined for iPhone.
We recall that very recently LG and Kodak entered into an agreement to produce OLED screens. LG will use the Kodak patents under license to create small displays for both the mobile phone market and the 15/19 inch screen TV.
LG asked to confirm the agreement, but declined to comment further merely saying on the initiative of spokesman Frank Lee that 'the move is part of the strategies to strengthen our business in the field of small displays'