Upstream downstream competition to drive, "melee"
It is said that Apple is very interested in Japan Display, and intends to invest in them. For the past few years Apple's iPhone and smart phones selling iPad tablet computer, making the panel supplier of Apple's dependence on increasingly Samsung (Samsung is a leader in OLED panels), pcb assembly as Apple's development of a major worry. To change this situation, but also to spread business risks, Appple wants to invest in Sharp, or a newly established Japan Display.
In this regard, analysts believe that Apple's iPhone and iPad panel production line has been the largest market for small and medium and high-quality single-user,pcb assembly China once the Apple investment Japan Display, will undoubtedly further strengthen the latter's leadership in the industry.
In fact, Apple's iPhone and iPad was called "touch-screen revolution" or open the "post-PC era", but also because the series quickly led to other IT giants such as the U.S. Hewlett-Packard (microblogging), Dell, Canadian RIM, Finland's Nokia (microblogging), pcba manufacturer South Korea's Samsung Electronics, LG, Sharp and Sony and Japan to open up the smart phone and tablet computer line, Apple-related products started with the "no smoke of war." Galaxy S2 Samsung smartphone sales in the second quarter of this year close to Apple's iPhone, the second highest in the world. The same period, Apple's iPad sales up 331% to 15.1 million units, accounting for 61% of the global flat-panel computer market share.