Japan Display OLED iPhone screens could still be two plus years away

Japan Display OLED iPhone screens could still be at least two years away, according to a new report today. Apple has been working hard to diversify its supply chain for OLED screens for its flagship iPhone models, working with multiple suppliers to break Samsung’s monopoly — even injecting funds into two of them… more… The […]

Japan Display to receive majority of rescue funds, reportedly $100M from Apple

One of Apple’s suppliers, Japan Display has had a challenging time over the last few years. While the company was set to receive a lifeline of $ 737 million to expand its OLED operations, it lost about a third of that as an investor backed out in June. However, it’s now been confirmed that the […]

Apple’s next store in Japan is coming soon to Tokyo’s Marunouchi district

Apple is busy realizing a major retail expansion in Japan. New stores have opened and classic locations have been steadily remodeled over the past year. In Tokyo, Apple is now putting the finishing touches on a brand new store opening soon in the Marunouchi district. more… The post Apple’s next store in Japan is coming […]

Details: Apple’s first store in Kyoto opens as a community centerpiece for Japan

(Top Photo: Youta Suzuki) Nearly 15 years after opening its first store outside of the United States in Tokyo’s Ginza district, Apple has reiterated its fondness for Japan with a modern store for an ancient city – Kyoto. The store is positioned as a cultural centerpiece for the region, marking a key milestone in Apple’s renewed […]

iPhone LCD supplier Japan Display scrambling as future high-end iPhones adopt OLED displays

While many believe that the iPhone X’s display is best in class for adopting OLED, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are still popular phones, even with an LCD display. However, iPhone display supplier Japan Display has been struggling over the past year as Apple has ditched the company in favor of Samsung for […]

Angela Ahrendts touts Apple’s investment in Japan, says ‘several’ new retail stores coming

Earlier this week, Apple officially announced that it will open its new Japanese store in Tokyo’s retail district of Shinjuku on April 7th. Now, Angela Ahrendts is teasing that Apple has a lot more planned for Japan customers, with this store only being the beginning… more… 9to5Mac