“Innolux Corp. may benefit from the ongoing strife between Samsung and Apple, as the iPad maker is said to be dropping the latter in favor of the former as a supplier of touch displays for its iPad mini,” Kevin Bostic reports for AppleInsider.
“David Hsieh, NPD DisplaySearch Greater China region vice president, reportedly said on Thursday that Apple will rely at least in part on Innolux for touch panels in the next iPad mini,” Bostic reports. “Innolux already supplies touch panels for Apple’s full-size iPads and has been doing so since 2008.”
Bostic reports, “Meanwhile, DigiTimes cites Korean-based media reports claiming that Apple has not yet submitted — and will not submit — a request for quotation (RFQ) to Samsung Display for components.”
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