“The smartwatch display market is currently dominated by LG, but not thanks to the G Round or any of the company’s own products,” Mihai Matei reports for G for Games. “In fact LG Display recorded revenues of over $186 million throughout Q1 2015 thanks to the Apple Watch, while the entire smartwatch market is estimated to be worth roughly $204 million.”
“Reportedly, the Korean tech giant will be the sole display supplier for the Watch 2 which, according to the rumors, should be released in 2016,” Matei reports. “Sources in Korea add that… this strategy goes against Apple’s usual M.O. of using multiple suppliers for a specific component, but sources add that Apple settled on this decision because LG’s performance on the P-OLED smartwatch display market is unmatched, offering high quality products and good yield.”
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MacDailyNews Note: Currently, according to iFixit, Apple Watch sports a pressure-sensitive, flexible, touchscreen AMOLED Retina display from LG Display.