Apple is looking to adopt Samsung’s touch-integrated OLED display in its future flagship iPhones. Apple has so far used a separate touch layer on top of iPhone displays but it is now looking to change that. The switch will allow Apple to design thinner and lighter iPhones.
In a bid to reduce its reliance on China, Foxconn is reportedly considering moving some iPhone manufacturing to India so as to diversify its supply-chain resources. Foxconn is Apple’s largest assembler and it assembles a lot of its products including iPhones, MacBooks, iPads, and more.
A new WSJ report claims that Apple plans to switch entirely to OLED display panels for its 2020 iPhone lineup. Citing sources, the report says the move will be done to allow for “more flexible handset design.”
Despite winning the majority of orders for Apple’s 2018 iPhone lineup, the Cupertino company has informed Intel that it will not be using its 5G modem in its 2020 iPhone lineup. The report from CTech by Calcalist claims to have seen internal communications between the two companies and cites people familiar with the matter.
The season of sketchy iPhone rumors is running at full swing ahead of WWDC 2018. While Apple will not be unveiling any new iPhone at its developer conference, there has been an increase in the number of baseless leaks surrounding the company’s 2018 iPhone lineup. Today’s leak comes from a Korean report which claims the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone is running behind schedule and won’t launch until November.
Some sketchy photos of what is purportedly the 2018 iPhone X has been leaked. The leak comes from an unverified source, though it claims that the photos are that of a prototype 2018 iPhone model obtained from a factory in India. The design of the handset in the photo looks similar to that of the existing iPhone X albeit in a different color.
Multiple rumors have claimed that Apple’s 2018 iPhone lineup will include a cheaper 6.1-inch LCD iPhone with a notched display. Now, a Korean report indicates that Apple will be making use of LG’s latest MLCD display on the handset.