Apple has reportedly finalized the deal with BOE for manufacturing screens for its upcoming flagship smartphones in the iPhone 14 series. It has been reported that the contract has been signed at a whopping US$ 7.75 million. As per the contract, BOE will be manufacturing 25$ of the OLED displays for the iPhone 14 series.
As per the contract, BOE will manufacture 6.1-inch panels. This implies that the vanilla models in the iPhone 14 line-up will use displays by BOE. In contrast, the iPhone 14 Max and Pro Max models are expected to stick with screens manufactured by Samsung and LG. For the first time, a Chinese brand known for its expertise in manufacturing displays shall be manufacturing displays for iPhones.
The company has been gaining significant attention in the tech sector ever since it started manufacturing OLED panels in 2021. BOE reported a 60% hike in its production in 2021. Due to its rapid growth, the brand has consolidated its position as the top display manufacturer in China.
As Apple fans are waiting for official announcements on the upcoming iPhone models, various reports have indicated the tech giant’s progress with the M3 Apple Silicon Chip. According to eminent tech journalist Mark Gurman, the Cupertino-based tech giant is working on an iMac with the advanced M3 chip and about nine other new mac models.
In his latest newsletter, the journalist said that Apple works on an iMac with an M3 chip. But, he has yet not reveal any specific details. Moreover, he has also hinted that the M3 version for the desktop is also in the works. Other than the iMac, the tech experts remark that Apple could also be working on an iMac Pro with M3 Chip.
Apple is rumored to unveil its M2 chip later this year, making it the tech giant’s most significant addition to its Mac Apple Silicon since the launch of the M1 chip in 2020.