A new Nexus 7 report says the new tablet would feature 7-inch LTPS panels made by AUO and launch at some point in the third quarter of the year.Read on for more details!
According to Taiwan Economic News, AUO will begin shipping 4.3 inch AMOLED panels in Q1 2013. HTC has already ordered all the panels due to come out of AUO’s factory in Linkou. Sony has expressed interest in the AMOLED panels as well.
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AMOLED displays are probably today’s most popular panels when talking about smartphone manufacturing (especially Android-based devices), but currently there aren’t that many companies developing the technology. Samsung is, by far, the world’s most important AMOLED panel manufacturer, but the company’s leading position in the market niche might well be challenged soon enough. At least, that’s what we can make of one of Digitimes’ latest reports, which claims that AU Optronics and Chimei-Innolux are looking to get into the AMOLED business soon enough. Both AUO and CMI are specialized in developing TFT-LCD panels at the time, but, if Digitimes’ sources prove to…