KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new note clarifying the confusion surrounding the display sizes of the 2017 iPhones. The reputable analyst notes that the OLED iPhone that Apple will be launching next year will feature a 5.8-inch display size.
Kuo: 5.8-inch iPhone 8 with OLED Display to Have Smaller 5.1″ to 5.2″ Active Touchscreen Area For ‘Specific Design Purposes’
At this point, it is all but given that Apple is considering using OLED displays on the next-generation iPhone 8. Multiple reports have suggested that the company will be using the OLED display on the larger 5.5-inch Plus model of the phone, which might also feature curved edges and a bezel-less design similar to the Galaxy S7 edge.
Two Barclays analyst are claiming that the iPhone 8 will feature a bezel-less design. The analysts, Blayne Curtis and Christopher Hemmelgarn, have made these claims citing supply chain sources that they spoke to on their recent trip to Asia.
After the success of the Jet Black iPhone 7, Apple is reportedly considering adding a new “Jet White” color option to its new iPhones. The report from Mac Otakara is based on unreliable sources so take this report with a pinch of salt.
KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released his latest forecast on iPhone sales for 2017. The analyst predicts that Apple will ship around 40-50 million units of iPhones in the first quarter of 2017 i.e. the last quarter of 2016.
The iPhone is set to celebrate its tenth anniversary in 2017, and you can be sure Apple has something special up its sleeve for that. How special? According to one report, it will blow us away with a clear glass design, HoloLens functionality, eye tracking, and more.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly secured 100 percent of Apple’s A11 chip orders for next year’s iPhone 8. The company is already manufacturing all of Apple’s current A10 chips for the upcoming iPhone 7 series.
According to analysts at Cowen and Company, iPhone 7 may feature a Force Touch Home button. The analysts cites “field checks” to back their claim.
Yet another picture of a leaked iPhone 7 chassis has surfaced, adding more weight to claims that the device will have a larger camera lens and redesigned antenna bands. The chassis may also confirm that the 4.7-inch iPhone won’t have a secondary camera sensor.