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Watch: Why Apple Needs Samsung For The Production Of Its Flagship iPhone X
By Yoon Sann Wong, 26 Sep 2017
Apple and Samsung are well-known rivals in the smartphone industry. Some people might be less aware, though, that Samsung supplies Apple with the OLED screens used in its new flagship iPhone X.
In this short video, YouTube channel Nerdwriter1—dedicated to producing video essays weekly—explains why the Big A is dependent on its South Korean contender.
Many identify Samsung as the producer of smartphones, televisions, and even refrigerators, but “the largest part of its business is actually the components it builds for other companies, namely memory chips and displays, like the OLED display that’s going into the iPhone X.”
In July this year, Samsung overtook Intel as the world’s largest chip manufacturer, and you can be sure that the tech giant is looking to expand its piece of this pie.
Watch the video below to learn about Samsung’s monopoly in OLED production and how this impacts Apple.
[via Nerdwriter1, images via video screenshot]
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