OLED Supply Could Be Limited For Next Year’s iPhone Model
It is widely expected that ‘iPhone 8’, scheduled to be released at some point next year, will come in three variants, with one model featuring an OLED screen instead of the LCD display for more saturated colors, sharper images, and better contrast. However, the latest reports suggest that it will be difficult to bring the technology […]
‘iPhone 8’ to Feature Curved OLED Display: WSJ
An iPhone with a curved screen could be on store shelves as soon as next year, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. Apple‘s suppliers say they have been asked to increase the output of thinner organic light emitting displays (OLED) and submit prototype screens with better resolution than displays from other competitors. […]
2017 4.7-inch ‘iPhone 7S’ Could Become Apple’s New Mid-Range Smartphone
Apple will be overhauling the iPhone for its 2017’s release, and recent leaks suggest that the tech giant is embracing new technology for its mobile device. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities believes Apple will unveil a flagship, redesigned OLED iPhone next year, accompanied by two LCD models at the same size as the current iPhone […]
Apple’s OLED Suppliers Could Struggle To Meet Demand For 2017 iPhone
Rumor has it that Apple is finally ready to introduce OLED displays in its 2017 flagship iPhone 8. However, the latest reports suggest that the plan, if true, may not be a very successful one for Apple, as most suppliers aren’t ready to manufacture as many displays yet. In a new report, Bloomberg reveals that there […]
‘iPhone 8’ Said to Feature Curved, 5-Inch and 5.8-Inch Screens [REPORT]
Apple is preparing iPhones with bigger screens for a launch next year. Although the iPhone 8 design isn’t final yet, Barclays analysts Blayne Curtis, Christopher Hemmelgarn, Thomas O’Malley, and Jerry Zhang provided some new details about Apple’s next iPhone in a note distributed to clients on Friday, according to a new report from MacRumors. The Cupertino tech giant’s […]
Apple Will Not Release 5-inch ‘iPhone 8’ in 2017, Keeping Same Sizes as Current Lineup: Rumour
Earlier today, it was reported that Apple would release three new iPhone models in 2017, including a 5-inch version. An anonymous source told AppleInsider that the company's immediate plans are to stick with the two sizes currently offered with the iPhone 7. The current plan for Apple is to release the 'iPhone 8' in 4.7-inch...
Apple in Talks with Sharp about OLED Displays for ‘iPhone 8’
Bloomberg reports that Apple has started negotiations about OLED displays with Sharp for the next-generation iPhone. Apple is widely expected to release an iPhone featuring an OLED display next year. According to Bloomberg's sources, the OLED arrangement would depend on Sharp's output capacity. Sharp would be one of Apple's OLED display suppliers for the next-generation...
Apple May Launch Redesigned MacBook Pro with OLED Touch Bar in Late October
While reports have consistently suggested the new MacBook Pro with Touch ID fingerprint sensor and OLED touch bar will debut this fall, the exact timeframe has still been unknown. According to a new report from MacRumors, the redesigned MacBook Pro will launch in late October. Citing an unnamed source, the report noted that the new MacBook...
Gabelli: Will Apple’s ‘iPhone 8’ Be a Partial OLED iPhone?
Following a discussion yesterday with Darice Liu, the head of IR at organic light-emitting display (OLED) technology maker Universal Display, Gabelli & Co.’s Hendi Susanto has today issued an investors note, with speculations of Apple using OLED technology in a forthcoming ‘iPhone 8'. According to Barron’s, Susanto’s note implies that whenever OLED arrives in an iPhone, it could be a...
Apple Supplier Samsung Display Separates OLED Segment
In an effort to move away from its struggling LCD business, Apple supplier Samsung has separated its OLED (organic light-emitting diode) unit, reports the Korea Times. This could be an exit strategy for LCDs, which are no longer profitable, a company official said. Samsung Display reported a 270 billion operating loss during the first quarter, because...
Leaked Photos of Purported MacBook Pro Chassis Shows Slot for OLED Touchpad
Photos of a supposed next-generation MacBook Pro chassis that surfaced Tuesday appear to support recent predictions that Apple is planning to drastically revamp the laptop's design. The leaked photos show an OLED touch bar, four USB ports, and no MagSafe connection. The images, sent to Cult of Mac by an anonymous source said to be...
Apple Reportedly Inks Deal with Samsung for OLED Panels
The Korea Herald reports that Apple has contracted Samsung for 100 million OLED 5.5-inch panels per year starting 2017. The deal is said to be worth $2.59 billion. The report comes at a time when Apple is rumoured to be making the switch to OLED displays with the iPhone. Voices have been whispering that this could happen...