Production issues with the iPhone 4's newfangled display will cause serious supply shortages, according to a analyst's research note posted Friday.
Apple's iPhone 4 boasts a high-pixel-density Retina display that uses technology called IPS, or in-plane switching. IPS technology is also used in the iPad. Screens for both products are made by South Korea's LG Display, according to Ashok Kumar, managing director and senior technology analyst at Rodman & Renshaw.
"Low yields on the IPS LCD panel from LG Display have dramatically impacted the production volumes for iPhone 4," Kumar wrote in his research … Read more