Apple’s planning an all-glass ‘edge’ display for the iPhone

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Apple's planning an all-glass ‘edge’ display for the iPhone

Apple’s planning an all-glass ‘edge’ display for the iPhone

Rumors of Apple planning to launch all-glass iPhone has been around for quite some while. But a new patent hints that the rumors may be true and the company could come with an all-glass display. Is Apple’s planning an all-glass ‘edge’ display for the iPhone. An interesting fact, though, the patent application through Patently Apple portrays a curved glass iPhone along with ‘Active sidewall virtual buttons’. With the continuous speculations going on about Apple’s planning to introduce new iPhone design with an OLED display, it doesn’t seem like a coincident that the display sellers Samsung and Sharp are both pointing towards their plans to expand OLED shipments at the end of 2017.

With the continuous speculations going on about Apple’s planning to introduce new iPhone design with an OLED display, it doesn’t seem like a coincident that the display sellers Samsung and Sharp are both pointing towards their plans to expand OLED shipments at the end of 2017.Originally the company planned to launch the new all-glass display iPhones in 2018, but according to the recent indications by the suppliers the phone will be released in around mid-2017. It is expected that Samsung Electronics will increase its output of OLEDs by more than 50 percent in the current year with the investment of 6.82 billion dollars.

Apple's planning an all-glass ‘edge’ display for the iPhone
Apple’s planning an all-glass ‘edge’ display for the iPhone

Originally the company planned to launch the new all-glass display iPhones in 2018, but according to the recent indications by the suppliers the phone will be released in around mid-2017. It is expected that Samsung Electronics will increase its output of OLEDs by more than 50 percent in the current year with the investment of 6.82 billion dollars.In an another report, it was stated the Foxcomm-owned supplier Sharp is planning to commence its delivery of OLED panels in the market by the end of 2017. Apple is one of the biggest customers of Foxconn.

In an another report, it was stated the Foxcomm-owned supplier Sharp is planning to commence its delivery of OLED panels in the market by the end of 2017. Apple is one of the biggest customers of Foxconn. Apple has already integrated OLED technology in the Apple Watch. For the power consumption, the company used darker user interfaces which allowed the device to have a full day battery life. In OLED technology, all pixels lit itself individually, which signifies that the unused pixels do not need as much power as elucidated pixels. Additionally, the OLED technology is also rumored to feature in Apple’s MacBook Pro as a touch-sensitive dynamic display which will replace the function key rows.

As for the current year the company is expected to launch its iPhone 7 in September featuring 5.5-inch LCD, dual-camera, 3GB RAM, the smart connector for magnetic charging, and a slimmer built which may eliminate the 3.5mm audio jack.

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