Apple is reportedly relying on LG for the production of its first Apple Watch micro-LED display.

According to display analyst Ross Young, LG has started building a small production line for micro-LED displays in anticipation of Apple’s move away from OLED, reports 9to5Mac.

“We published in our November Capex Report that LGD is building a small line for microLED backplanes for the Apple Watch. It doesn’t start production till 2H’24. It is this small line that will likely assemble micro-LEDs from Apple for the ’25 launch. Apple won’t do the full process,” Young tweeted.

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Moreover, Apple Watch is expected to switch to its next-generation display technology in 2025, according to the report.

This will also be relevant to Apple’s plans to begin producing its own displays for the Apple Watch and iPhone in-house.

Meanwhile, Apple is reportedly working on 11.1-inch and 13-inch OLED iPad Pro models that will be launched in the first quarter of 2024.

With larger 11.1-inch and 13-inch screen sizes planned for the OLED iPad Pro models, devices might come with slimmed-down bezels.

Apple currently sells two iPad Pro models, a 12.9-inch mini-LED iPad Pro and an 11-inch iPad Pro with a traditional LCD display, as mini-LED has continued to be reserved for the higher-end iPad Pro model.

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