iPad 3 likely to stick to stick with LCD versus OLED

Apple logoApple is likely to stick with LCDs from LG Display for the iPad 3, in spite of pressure from Samsung, a Korean report claims. LG is said to be planning a new production line for low temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) LCDs at its Paju plant; the line should kick into action by 2013, with the aim of improving screen resolutions. While LTPS LCDs can't match the resolution of OLEDs, they are about half the cost, notes the Korea Times. Samsung is rumored to be pushing for OLED nevertheless, but an industry source suggests it will lose the battle.

"It is unlikely that Apple will change its convention of using the same parts for product sequels. LG's construction plan would mean that Apple will stick to the LCD for the iPad 3 and the much-touted gadgets will come to town in 2013," the person says. The iPad 3 is unlikely to be delayed that long, however, as Apple always refreshes flagship products on at least an annual basis. A more probable ship date in March or April 2012, in keeping with the iPad 1 and 2.

Another Times source claims that Apple has asked both LG and Samsung to provide LCDs with better PPI (pixel-per-inch) performance. The allegation is consistent with reports that the iPad 3 will have a higher-resolution display, closer in sharpness to the iPhone 4. Hopes had been that the iPad 2 might make the jump, but issues like costs and technical limitations are thought to have interfered.

Source: Electronista

Tags: Apple, LG, OLED, Samsung

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