As the launch of the iPhone 8 approaches, a new report suggests that Apple is claiming almost one third of Samsung’s OLED displays for the upcoming iPhone 8’s screens.
Samsung has reportedly geared up to operate seven of its next-generation OLED production lines at full capacity, all of which are dedicated to Apple and the iPhone 8. By ramping up their scale of production, Samsung Display, a unit of Samsung, is now able to manufacture about 45,000 panels a month for OLED displays, out of which 15,000 of them are allegedly reserved for Apple.
Samsung Display being the only supplier of the Apple iPhone 8’s OLED screens, the manufacturer, is said to [...]
Since the news started pouring in for the next iPhone, rumors suggested that the Apple iPhone 8, which is next-in-line for launch will have a curved OLED display. However, fresh set of reports claim that Apple has now discarded the idea.
A report has claimed to “confirm” that though the Apple iPhone 8 (or X) will have a slightly curved display, the concept of an edge display is out the window now. The report suggests that the curves on the next iPhone, which will mark Apple’s 10th anniversary this year, will be gentler than the ones on Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge. Though the curved screen feature will make the iPhone sleeker and allow a display area of [...]
The latest rumour claims for the iPhone 8, from a Chinese website, state that the upcoming iPhone 8 will not feature the Synaptics’ Natural ID or Qualcomm’s Sense ID fingerprint technology. Instead, Apple will most likely use its own AuthenTec Algorithm, which will be teamed up with privaris-glass identification technology with the aim of redesigning its fingerprint sensor.
The report also suggests that Apple’s new fingerprint technology for the iPhone 8 will be developed at TSMC’s 12-inch wafer line along with 65nm process technology. The upcoming iPhone’s production is expected to be delayed due to the redesign of its fingerprint tech and will [...]
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The new model is rumoured to be 5.5 inches and is likely to have an OLED display with a dual camera lens. It may also feature curved edges like the Samsung Galaxy S7 that may respond to touch gestures.
Rumours have also been swirling that Apple is planning to do away with the physical home button and replace it with a touch sensitive button placed on the screen itself. It may also feature similar haptic feedback technology as [...]