Nintendo's Sole Supplier for Nintendo Switch Screens Is Facing Financial Turmoil

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by delete12345, Aug 9, 2017.

  1. Trumpasaurus

    Trumpasaurus GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 8, 2017
    United States
    Ummm...why don’t they ask Apple for assistance in converting their domestic factories to support the production of OLED displays? Apple does that all the time. Example: forking over billions to a company to ramp up their production of sapphire for upcoming development of the iPhone. Apple would definitely give them the money to help them out. Apple doesn’t want to be as reliant on one company like Samsung for their parts. Which is why they sourced half of their business to LG for the upcoming iPhone 8 displays.
    More suppliers is always a good thing. It’s stupid for this company to throw in the towel so easily without leveraging Nintendo and Apple. Both of them would assist them. I mean, look at the Switch. Do you really think Nintendo wants their only screen supplier shutting down production facilities in their first year of production of the Switch? No. Nintendo would pay in advance to keep this supplier financially solvent to avoid the bottleneck in output.

    Maybe they really should close after all. They’re being run by absolute idiots.
  2. linuxares

    linuxares GBAtemp Psycho!

    Aug 5, 2007
  3. Jonna

    Jonna Some sort of musician.

    May 15, 2015
    But what does that have to do with the topic?
  4. KingVamp

    KingVamp Haaah-hahahaha!

    Sep 13, 2009
    United States
    If this company suddenly started producing OLEDs, then Nintendo might be pushed even more towards that direction. Also, since everyone seems to want OLEDs, another supplier would be beneficial to everyone. Nintendo probably going to stick with plastic screens as long as it can, if not forever. I wonder if Nintendo will move to longer/taller screens, just like phones.
  5. kprovost7314

    kprovost7314 GBAtemp's Official Bara Master

    Dec 24, 2014
    United States
    In that bara manga ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
    And here comes Apple AGAIN fucking everything up
    TotalInsanity4 and Tomato Hentai like this.
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