ChinaTimes: Apple ordered 65M Retina displays from LG and Samsung

Summary:Add LG and Samsung to the crop of OEMs that are rumored to be fabricating high-resolution LCD panels for the iPad 3.

Could this be the Retina display in the next iPad? Jason O'Grady

In what's becoming a torrent of iPad 3 rumors, ChinaTimes today reports that Apple ordered as many as 65 million 264 pixel-per-inch (PPI) Retina-class LCD panels from suppliers LG and Samsung. Both are already production the panels according to the report. It was previously rumored that Sharp was manufacturing LCD panels destined for the iPad 3.

9to5Mac notes that Apple ordered 40 million LCD panels for the iPad 2. If true, today’s report indicates 60-70 percent increase in LCD panel orders over the iPad 2.

Where there's smoke, there's fire. (Lower case "f").

Tip: 9to5Mac

Topics: Apple, Hardware, iPad, Mobility, Samsung


Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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