5.8-Inch iPhone With OLED Display Rumored for Launch in 2017 or 2018
Apple wants to produce an even bigger iPhone than the 6s Plus with OLED display? I don’t want bigger, I can barely hold the 6s Plus in my hands. I get the iPad mini if I want a tablet. I want a smaller phone! I am so looking forward to the 5se.
Apple is rumored to be further expanding the iPhone’s screen size beyond the current 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus, moving to 5.8 inches in a future device that could launch “in 2018 or even earlier in 2017.” The news comes from a pre-publication report by DigiTimes that has been obtained by The Motley Fool, and it states that the 5.8-inch iPhone will include an OLED display, in line with previous rumors of Apple adopting the technology around that time.
According to the report, Samsung is to be the main source for the OLED panels, with LG and Japan Display “joining in later.” Recently, Samsung was reported to be on the verge of investing over $7 billion into supplying OLED displays for future iPhones, following rumors last year that 2018 would mark Apple’s official shift from LCD to OLED displays in its popular smartphone line. More recent reports suggest that OLED timeline could be moved up to 2017.
Based on DigiTimes‘ estimates, the production of OLED displays could see significant…
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