LG Innotek making flexible circuit boards for Apple’s ‘iPhone 9’.

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According to a report LG Innotek is in the process of setting up flexible printed circuit board (PCB) production for  Apple iPhone 9 with the goal of becoming a primary supplier for the Apple.

Flexible PCBs are considered essential for curved OLED panels on smartphones. Samsung has so far maintained the edge in the field, having used curved OLED on phones since 2015’s Galaxy S6 Edge.This year’s “iPhone 8” will allegedly use Samsung panels.

It’s expected that mass produciton will begin sometime in 2018 for the flexible circuit boards.

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