BOE, the company accused of labor exploitation, could manufacture the screens of the iPhone 13

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Apple is trying to reduce, by all means, the dependence it has on Samsung screens. Very few manufacturers, including LG, are capable of meeting Apple’s quality requirements. In recent years, the Asian manufacturer BOE has posited itself as an interesting alternative to Samsung.

According to them from Taiwan, Economic Daily News affirms that BOE will be one of the top suppliers of OLED panels for iPhone 13. This medium claims that BOE is working with the touch panel manufacturer General Interface Solution (GIS).

It seems that Apple’s need is so compelling that will skip your internal policy that prevents you from working with companies that do not respect their workers, to put it in good words.

The BOE company, like others like Nanchang O-Fim Tech (which makes the iPhone camera modules) were accused of exploiting the Uyghur ethnic group, forcing their workers to work in conditions similar to slavery, all with the Chinese government approval.

Throughout 2020, there were many rumors that the BOE would be the supplier of the iPhone 12 screens, however, did not pass Apple’s validation tests as the number of malfunctions hovered around 20% and, once again, Apple was forced to turn to both Samsung and LG.

Samsung’s display division, Samsung Display, was responsible for manufacturing the iPhone 12 Pro iPhone 12 mini panels in its two versions, while LG supplied the screens of the iPhone 12.

According to Economic Daily News, BOE has worked on reduce failure rate and this year if it could be able to provide the screens that Apple will need for the production of the entire iPhone 13 range.



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