Further Confirmation of Sharp Supplying LCD Panels to Apple
Further confirmation is being provided regarding Apple's move to using Sharp as a source of display for the upcoming iPad 3 from a Wall Street Journal
Itís been rumored before that Apple is adding Sharp as one of their screen manufacturers for their next generation iPad. People that are familiar with the situation mentioned that the Cupertino giant moves to diversify component suppliers for its products. According to the WSJ
sources, Apple will also be investing in Sharpís panel manufacturing factories in Japan to ensure that it can get enough supplies for its iOS devices.
As of right now, Sharp already supplies iPhone panels and it is also said to be supplying panels for the next iPhone as well. Itís been mentioned in several rumors that Sharp will be a new source of iPad screens for Apple. A recent analyst report
mentioned that the production of iPad 3 screens was already underway and it included LG, Samsung, and Sharp.
that was recently released mentioned that Sharp may actually be supplying Apple with specially designed screens for the iPad 3. It mentioned that Apple and Sharp have developed a new technology which allows a thinner higher resolution display for the next iPad. Furthermore, itís been rumored that Sharp may also be supplying parts for the Apple television sets as well.