Apple is trying to reduce, by all means, the addiction it has on Samsung screens. Very few manufacturers, including LG, are able to meet Apple’s quality requirements. In recent years, the Asian manufacturer BOE has posed as an interesting alternative to Samsung.
According to Taiwan’s Economic Daily News, the BOE will be one of the major suppliers of OLED panels for iPhone 13
It seems that Apple’s need is so great that ignore your internal policy it keeps you from working with companies that don’t respect their workers, to put it mildly.
The BOE company, like others like Nanchang O-Fim Tech (which manufactures the iPhone camera modules) has been accused of exploiting the Uyghur ethnicity, forcing its workers to work under conditions similar to slavery, all with the Chinese government approval.
Throughout 2020 there were numerous rumors that BOE would be the supplier of the iPhone 12 screens, however, did not pass Apple validation testing
Samsung’s display division, Samsung Display, was responsible for manufacturing the IPhone 12 mini iPhone 12 Pro panels in both versions, while LG supplied the screens for the iPhone 12.
According to Economic Daily News, BOE has been working on reduce the failure rate and this year if it could supply the displays Apple will need for production of the entire iPhone 13 lineup.