“Apple’s reported 12.9-inch iPad will come equipped with Oxide LCD display technology and will go into mass production in the third quarter of 2015, according to panel supply chain sources,” Rebecca Kuo and Alex Wolfgram report for DigiTimes.
Apple “has been assessing different panel technologies ranging from a-Si, TFT LCD and Oxide LCD in terms of cost versus performance, and has only recently decided to move forward with Oxide technology,” Kuo and Wolfgram report. “Sharp, LG Display and Samsung Display are all sending out samples, the sources said, adding that Sharp is expected to be the main supplier due to its advantages in the market for Oxide production.”
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MacDailyNews Take: If true, good news for what’s left of bailout-happy Sharp which lately needs all of the good news it can get.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]