Apple is developing its own MicroLED screens

Sketchy Rumor Suggests Apple Still Plans to Sell iPhone X in Blush Gold

Sketchy Rumor Suggests Apple Still Plans to Sell iPhone X in Blush Gold

Apple would need to invest heavily in facilities before it could get serious about making displays.

In 2014 Apple had acquired LuxVue, a company that was working on bringing MicroLED technology mainstream.

Many believe that MicroLED will be the next display technology to appear in mobile devices.

The report also added that Apple almost killed the project a year or so ago, but since then engineers have been working on it with constant progress every now and then. The company earlier designed chips to power its smartphones. By moving into displays, Apple is rather taking a leap in terms of long-term potential and this might give a tough competition to a range of supplier of the screen makers like Samsung Sharp as well as LG.

While display makers are already anxious, they don't need to worry about losing Apple's business yet. Engineers have since then worked hard on the new technology. Apparently, it's been working with a manufacturing company in Taiwan to research these screens. Apple's facility in California is too small for mass-production, so ultimately it may have no choice but to outsource production.

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Apple, the tech behemoth, still relies on other companies to develop various parts for its gadgets.

The report suggested that the Apple Watch would be first Apple product with MicroLED technology, which is notoriously tricky to manufacture. In other words, Apple's plans on selling a lot of iPhones before the end of the year.

Apple is designing and manufacturing its own display for the first time. The facility also has a special area for the intricate process of "growing" LEDs. We may see the same situation here, with MicroLED first rolling out on a future Apple Watch and later spreading to iPhone. It could also own the MicroLED market after missing out on the current OLED display craze. If Apple is able to master certain aspects of designing MicroLED screens and keep its breakthroughs to itself for as long as possible, it may still be able to hold advantages in quality even if the panels have to be made by somebody else. It is unlikely that this technology will influence iPhone for at least 3 to 5 years. If it is successful in producing MicroLED screens, some of its suppliers will miss important business opportunities.

Instinet cut its total iPhone sales estimate for Apple's fiscal 2018 to 221 million units from 226 million.

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