Japan Display

Foundation: 2012

Headquarters: Minato Ward, Tokyo

President: Yoshiyuki Tsukizaki

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Japan Display is an LCD technology joint venture by Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi. It became best known as a key supplier for Apple iPhones. Its annual income is in the range of US$65 million.

News Timeline

2020

July

-Japan Display suffers a blow as it is reported that Apple will use only OLED screens for its forthcoming lineup of 5G iPhone 12 models. Japan Display lags rivals in OLED development, having focused on LCD screens for Apple as the core of its business.

-Japan Display, which has faced deep financial difficulties, has reported quarterly profits for the first time in over three years, though troubles continue. The company, which is a supplier to Apple, has been suffering mainly due to its belated shift to OLED screens.

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