huawei will lose lg and samsung as display suppliers

The September 15 deadline is looking increasingly dreary for Huawei – the company’s display supply line will shrink in addition to being cut off from TSMC’s chip foundries. Reuters reports (quoting a Korean media) that Samsung Display and LG Display are expected to stop shipments to the embattled smartphone company, due to the tightening trade restrictions from the US.

The chips used to drive the displays are reportedly affected by the US sanctions, which is the reason to stop shipments. Chosun Biz, which broke the news, cites industry sources saying that Huawei does not make up a large…