Apple also has a big, long deal with LG for displays. But by signing up a new supplier, Apple can — in theory — create competition in the market and ensure it’s not dependent upon one company.
A loose-lipped Samsung executive also says the company is working on a contract to supply panels for the next generation of iPhones.
We wonder if there will be any blow-back from Apple. The company is notorious for keeping its suppliers in check and insisting on absolute secrecy.