Used to be the best panel manufacturer for mobile phones, but now it’s selling itself to pay off debts? Apple can’t save it

To say that the strongest screen panel manufacturer in the mobile phone industry, it must be Samsung. Since the birth of smart phones, Samsung has been sticking to its own OLED panel Road, and has been competing with LCD panels of sharp, JDI and other manufacturers for many years. After so many years of development, Samsung has been a daughter-in-law for many years. When OLED panels are used in mainstream screens of global mobile phones, Samsung has undoubtedly become the leader of mobile phone panel manufacturers with its advantages of technology, image quality and scale. However, as the saying goes: never hear a new man laugh, never know an old man cry. Now that OLED screens are in the ascendant, the old LCD giants are naturally miserable. If you say who is the most brilliant LCD in the age of LCD, I’m afraid it will be Japan’s JDI. The LCD panel of this manufacturer was once the standard configuration of flagship mobile phones. In those years, mobile phones such as iPhone used JDI panel almost all the time, and JDI has become the representative of mobile phone screen quality. Even when mobile phone manufacturers introduce their products, they will use the LCD panel of JDI as a selling point. However, after JDI missed out on OLED, everything changed. Although there are still some mobile phones that use JDI screens, such as the iPhone However, the influence of JDI in the industry has been greatly reduced. In addition, with the rise of domestic panel manufacturers, many mobile phones are more willing to use domestic panels such as Tianma and BOE even if they use LCD screens. Anyway, they are positioned at the middle and low end, the display effect is not the focus, and the cost is still lower. This also makes the business of JDI decline rapidly. How miserable is JDI? Recently, JDI announced that it would sell a smartphone screen factory of its own to sharp, which also works in the LCD panel field, for $360 million. But the money is not JDI to strengthen itself or turn to OLED funds, but to repay Apple’s debt. < / P > < p > five years ago, apple paid JDI $1.5 billion in advance to build a LCD panel screen factory. But no one expected that in the past five years, the LCD industry has been declining, and Apple’s flagship mobile phones have turned to OLED screens. So JDI, the new factory, is really beyond its means. In addition, it owes apple a lot of money, so it has to sell the factory to sharp and pay back the money to apple. < / P > < p > before that, JDI owed apple as much as $705.5 million, even if it sold the factory to sharp. However, JDI is also smart. The factory and the land are sold to sharp, but the equipment in the factory is sold to another overseas customer, and the price is 285 million US dollars. In this way, the sum of the two amounts to 675 million US dollars, basically balancing Apple’s foreign debt. Interestingly, it is said that the overseas customer who acquired JDI equipment is apple < / P > < p > in this case, Apple has done its utmost to JDI. Not only do its LCD phones continue to use JDI’s panels, but also lend money to JDI to build factories. When JDI can’t survive, apple is willing to buy JDI’s equipment. What a good father! < p > < p > but even so, I’m afraid that JDI won’t last long. Although the second generation of iPhone se is selling well, there are not many mobile phones using JDI panel, so JDI is not profitable. What’s more, all four iPhone 12 models will adopt OLED screens this year, which makes JDI even worse. It almost means that there will be no business in the second half of the year. If you don’t try to find a way, JDI’s future is estimated to be acquired by which company! < / P > < p > in a word, Japanese companies are too short-sighted. JDI has a lot of opportunities to develop OLED panels. However, JDI doesn’t know whether it is superstitious to apple. It still thinks that LCD still has a large space and does not focus on OLED technology. And now JDI, who missed OLED, has no time to recover from its decline In this regard, China and South Korea’s screen panel companies can have much more foresight! Continue ReadingDeveloped a “plug and play” solar power generation scheme, and “5B” won a $12 million round a financing