Published On: Mon, Apr 10th, 2017

Google is reportedly investing $875M in LG Display to give a Pixel a winding screen

Here’s a uninformed gossip that is all kinds of interesting. Press in South Korea are stating that Google is in talks to deposit one trillion KRW ($875 million) in LG Display, one of a world’s many distinguished writer of screens for smartphones and tablets, in a pierce to give its Pixel smartphones some curves.

The Yonhap News Agency, citing sources, pronounced that a investment would be vital and not merely a squeeze sequence since a organisation is keen to rise OLED panels for destiny Google Pixel smartphones. That, it said, would revoke Google’s reliance on suppliers like Samsung Display, a sister association of opposition Samsung that works on Apple’s iPhones, and concede it to deliver a winding arrangement on destiny Pixel models.

Google declined to criticism on a report. LG Display did not immediately respond to a ask for comment.

The Pixel was launched final October to soap-box reviews. TechCrunch’s possess Brian Heater went so distant as to call it “Android’s best ambassador,” and if this understanding does go by afterwards Google is holding some cues from Samsung, that has pioneered winding screens. The tech was initial put into a Samsung phone in 2013 — remember a Galaxy Round?! — though now it is benefaction in a flagship Galaxy S8 phones, not to discuss a luckless Note 7. Even Apple is pronounced to be weighing adult a winding screen, according to a latest missives from a iPhone 8 gossip mill.

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