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Apple plans micro-LED displays for wearables: sources

The technology could cut reliance on Samsung and come as soon as 2018

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TAIPEI -- Apple is planning to adopt advanced micro-LED display technology in its wearable devices, industry sources say, with one suggesting that could happen as soon as 2018.

This fuels speculation about whether Apple will cut dependence on Samsung Electronics, the only company in the world that can make curved smartphone screens using advanced organic light-emitting diode technology. Samsung is also Apple's main rival in the global smartphone market.

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