LG Display reportedly can't meet Apple's demand for OLED screens due to manufacturing issues [theverge.com]. This means that Apple will once again be reliant on its primary supplier and smartphone rival, Samsung:
Analysts have been warning for months that Apple is in "urgent" need of finding another iPhone OLED supplier [theverge.com] besides Samsung. Apple currently uses Samsung's OLED displays for the company's iPhone X model. The reliance on a single supplier means Samsung controls pricing on the displays that Apple is buying — and there's no other alternative at the moment.
Related: LG's 88-inch 8K OLED TV [soylentnews.org]
Apple, Valve, and LG Invest in OLED Manufacturer eMagin [soylentnews.org]
Google and LG to Show Off World's Highest Resolution OLED-on-Glass Display in May [soylentnews.org]
Apple Building its Own MicroLED Displays for Eventual Use in Apple Watch and Other Products [soylentnews.org]