iPhone Rumors

Apple’s Switch to OLED Display in iPhone 8 Will Accelerate OLED Display Adoption Among OEMs

Apple’s Switch to OLED Display in iPhone 8 Will Accelerate OLED Display Adoption Among OEMs

Apple is all set to make the switch to OLED displays with the iPhone 8 later this year, and if reports are anything to go by, the company will switch its entire lineup to OLED displays starting from 2018. A report from Trendforce says that Apple’s move to OLED panels will greatly accelerate the panel’s adoption in the smartphone market, with the adoption rate hitting 50% by 2020.

LG Innotek Aiming to Supply Apple with Flexible PCBs for 2018 ‘iPhone 9’

LG Innotek Aiming to Supply Apple with Flexible PCBs for 2018 ‘iPhone 9’

While Apple is yet to launch the iPhone 8, rumors about the 2019 ‘iPhone 9’ have already started making their way to the internet. A report from The Korea Economic Daily claims that LG Innotek will start the mass production of flexible PCBs as it aims to become one of the main suppliers of flexible boards for the 2018 iPhone.

Apple’s Supply Chain Analysis Reveals 3D-Sensing Capabilities for Augmented Reality Coming to iPhone 8

Apple’s Supply Chain Analysis Reveals 3D-Sensing Capabilities for Augmented Reality Coming to iPhone 8

A detailed analysis of Apple’s supply chain for the upcoming iPhone X launch later this year has revealed the names of the companies that will be supplying various components to Apple for the next iPhone. This includes Broadcom, Lumentum, Finisar, and Viavi Solution.

As Apple and Qualcomm’s Legal Fight Intensifies, Intel Becomes a Bigger LTE Modem Supplier for Next iPhone

As Apple and Qualcomm’s Legal Fight Intensifies, Intel Becomes a Bigger LTE Modem Supplier for Next iPhone

Apple started sourcing LTE modems from Intel with the iPhone 7 last year. Despite the inferior performance offered by Intel’s modem, Apple sourced 30 percent of the modem from the company, with the rest of the orders going to its long-time baseband supplier, Qualcomm.

Alleged iPhone 8 Prototype Unit Shown on Video

Alleged iPhone 8 Prototype Unit Shown on Video

A video showing an alleged iPhone 8 prototype has made its way to the internet. While the authenticity of the video cannot be verified, the prototype unit in the video does seem to match up to CAD drawings and renders that we have seen so far.

2018 iPhone 9 to Feature 5.28-Inch and 6.46-Inch Display Sizes

2018 iPhone 9 to Feature 5.28-Inch and 6.46-Inch Display Sizes

While the iPhone 8 is still a few months away from its official launch, rumors about iPhone 9 have already started making their way to the internet. A report from The Bell claims that Apple will be launching the iPhone 9 with two different screen sizes: 5.28-inch and 6.46-inch.

Video: iPhone 8 3D Printed Mockup Hands-on

Video: iPhone 8 3D Printed Mockup Hands-on

Popular YouTuber Unbox Therapy has posted a hands-on video with a mockup of the iPhone 8. The mockup has been 3D printed based on the recently leaked drawings surrounding the handset.

Powermat CEO Says Wireless Charging Will Be a Standard Feature on the next iPhone

Powermat CEO Says Wireless Charging Will Be a Standard Feature on the next iPhone

Powermat is known for its wireless technologies and has played a key role in the development of the technology. Now, the company’s CEO, Elad Dubzinski, in a statement related to the appointment of the Dan Stone as the Chairman of the Board of Powermat has mentioned that wireless charging will be a standard feature on the next iPhone.

Sketchy Rumor Claims Apple Will Launch Two iPhone 8 Variants This Year

Sketchy Rumor Claims Apple Will Launch Two iPhone 8 Variants This Year

With the iPhone 8 just over five months away from its official unveiling, the rumor mill surrounding the handset will start churning out sketchy rumors to gain readers attention. Today, one such rumor has been posted by Chinese tech website Micgadget.com claiming that Apple will launch only two iPhone models this year and not three as reports have pointed out so far.

KGI Analyst Believes iPhone 8 Production Will Be Delayed to October-November

KGI Analyst Believes iPhone 8 Production Will Be Delayed to October-November

KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in his latest note issued to investors note that the mass production of the OLED iPhone 8 will be delayed to October-November. This is a significant delay as Apple usually starts mass producing iPhones in August/September.