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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Apple pay 240 million U.S. dollars to purchase Samsung iPad LCD panel

According to a senior industry sources, Apple and Samsung NC10 Battery Electronics have signed a 240 million U.S. dollars worth of LCD panel supply agreement. Samsung and Apple will supply 3 million 9.7-inch LCD panels for the existing and future models of iPad tablet machine, thus becoming the second after LG Display screen iPad panel suppliers.

According to the industry sources said, LCD panels and modules are iPad Touch the highest price in the parts, the cost to reach 80 U.S. dollars. Its 9.7-inch screen size is the iPhone 3GS twice, but the cost is five times its. Reported last year, Apple and LG Display has signed a five-year period, worth 500 million U.S. dollars in a similar supply agreement. Since then there have been reports that they have updated the agreement, Sony VGP-BPS9 battery will supply the amount increased to 10 million, valued at 800 million U.S. dollars.

It is noteworthy that, Apple MacBook Pro 17 inch battery iPad specification clearly shows that its use in the IPS LCD panel. The Samsung is currently the main high-end LCD panels for the VA type, is unlikely to be directly applied to existing models iPad. But the media said that Samsung's IPS panel which is currently being developed, has plans to "bulk supplier to a U.S. manufacturer," and with latest news is that the vendor should refer to Sony VGP-BPL9 battery.

In addition, an unnamed Samsung executives also briefed the media that the company is working on the fourth-generation Apple iPhone screen supplier to carry out "in-depth discussion," and with much confidence that Apple's iPhone in the legend the application of 4G Samsung LCD screen.

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