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Apple's search for better iPhone screens hinges on sole supplier

"OLEDs aren't just for flat areas, but can be used on edges, so smartphone makers will challenge themselves by building displays with new shapes," Mr Tsugami said.


APPLE Inc's quest to adopt advanced displays for its next-generation iPhone hinges on a single supplier in the Japanese countryside.

Canon Tokki Corp, surrounded by rice fields in the city of Mitsuke in Niigata prefecture, has a near monopoly on the machines capable of making...

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