Surprisingly, Samsung Electronics turned to rival LG Display and the two have now worked out a deal - LG will start shipping TV LCD panels to Samsung in July. This was confirmed by LG Display CEO Han Sang-beom.
This would be a first - one of the Korean giants using panels manufactured by the other. Samsung makes its own panels, but is in the process of switching over to the new QLED technology. Coincidentally, upgrading its manufacturing facilities is also the reason Sharp had to cut back production leaving Samsung (along with others like Sony) high and dry.
and people still shit on LCD yet samsung will be relying on it heh
The LCDs will only serve the low end market segment for Samsung since Samsung has fully switched to making OLED panels. Since the demand for OLED panels is on the rise, Samsung just needs to outsource the LCD panels to a different company. LCD can be...
Samsung: Zero until July! lol