Apple has reportdely dropped Taiwanese display supplier AUO from its list of suppliers for IPad mini 2, choosing instead Samsung Display.
According to a report from etnews.com, AUO had supplied LCD for iPad mini
along with LG Display and Sharp, but could not secure orders from Apple
since it had failed to develop an high penetration LCD for iPad Mini 2.
LG Display has already secured order from Apple, and Sharp is also getting
approval from Apple as a supplier for iPad mini 2 despite some product
quality problems, provided that it is the only supplier of oxide
Oxide semiconductor LCD has reportedly low production yield, but consumes