There are more hints Apple is changing up its display for the next iPhone 8. Here is the smartphone rumors already been spread about what’s in store 2017. As now the excitement of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus is still on the peak where the smartphones features can be deemed as one of the best smartphone in this year. The question is what will come next?
The spreading rumors is on the smartphone display technology where Tai Jeng-wu, president of Sharp, has told an audience of students that the iPhone 8 will use OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) display technology. As we were known, Sharp has just been bought out by Apple’s main manufacturing partner in Asia, Foxconn.
In upgrading what’s they already have in the current market, Apple wants to start making screens in-house with the help of Sharp and Foxconn. At the same time, Sharp already makes some of the displays used in the current generation of iPhones. Read more on Sharp’s Latest Smartphone Concept ‘Corner R’ Unveiled!
The Switch to OLED Displays
As for now iPhones are using Low-Temperature Polycrystalline Silicon or also known as LTPS LCD technology and the result is still impressive, however if they are planning to switch to OLED displays which similar to those display has been used in Samsung Galaxy phones, it would probably has a better in color contrast and an easier path to making curved screens. Yes, curved display screen is a thing for this century. Not to mention, the current Apple Watch already uses an OLED display.
A better display screen is always an advantage of smartphone as users will spend most of the time staring at the screen. So, it is very crucial to upgrade and has a better understanding towards the technology. Probably Apple may add a curved screen to its latest smartphone one day.
Next year Apple will celebrates it 10 years of iPhones, and there’s also a rumor that iPhone will has a glass back and might even has the third size and form. According to Nikkei, Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn also testing the wireless charging modules intended for the use and celebrating the 10th anniversary.
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