Apple finally receiving iPhone 5 screens from Sharp, says report

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Apple finally receiving iPhone 5 screens from Sharp, says report

The new iPhone 5.

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James Martin/CNET)

Apple reportedly now has a third company supplying displays for its new iPhone .

Sharp kicked off mass production of iPhone 5 display panels earlier this week, according to The Wall Street Journal. Citing “a person with knowledge of the situation,” the Journal said that the electronics company just started shipping the panels to Apple after a delay of several weeks.

Sharp was struggling to ramp up production of the screens for the new iPhone but fell behind in August, according to Reuters. The company is in the midst of severe financial problems and reportedly had to mortgage several factories, including one that was making screens for the iPhone 5.

The displays shipping to Apple are being made at Sharp’s factory in central Japan, the Journal said. Sharp now officially joins Japan Display and LG Displa… [Read more]

Apple finally receiving iPhone 5 screens from Sharp, says report

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