Due to the shortfall, Korea’s ETNews reports that Apple now owes Samsung a penalty in the amount of hundreds of millions of dollars. Instead of paying cash, however, the report claims Apple has offered multiple options, including committing to OLED display orders for future products like “tablets and notebooks.”
This aligns with a recent report from Korean site The Elec that claimed Samsung is in talks with Apple about supplying OLED displays for an all-new 16-inch MacBook Pro and future iPad Pro models.
MacRumors mockup of 16-inch MacBook Pro
We first heard about a potential 16-inch to 16.5-inch MacBook Pro from well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who said the notebook will launch at some point in 2019 with an “all-new design,” but he did not comment on which display technology the notebook will use or share any other details.
Kuo has also previously claimed that two new iPad Pro models…