TG Diaily is reporting that Asian manufacturers are seeing shortages of 10.1-inch LDC and OLED screens as Apple buys up existing supplies for their upcoming tablet device. “We were designing a product for a customer and we needed 10 inch screens, but we’ve been trying for months and can’t get one from any of the […]
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Apple Tablet Production Causing 10.1-Inch LCD and OLED Screen Shortages?

apple-touchscreen-netbook11.jpgTG Diaily is reporting that Asian manufacturers are seeing shortages of 10.1-inch LDC and OLED screens as Apple buys up existing supplies for their upcoming tablet device.

“We were designing a product for a customer and we needed 10 inch screens, but we’ve been trying for months and can’t get one from any of the Asian suppliers,” an anonymous designer for a firm wishing to remain nameless told TG Daily.

“We were told that Apple pre-ordered them all. All 10 inch LCDs, and all 10 inch OLEDs too,” our source continued, redundantly adding “it’s for the Apple tablet.”

We’ve heard rumors of Apple causing supply shortages of components before(regarding different Apple products). There was even a rumor that Apple would delay the launch of this device to the end of 2010, because Apple wanted to use OLED screens in one of the rumored tablet models.

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