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.
Apple’s next-generation iPhone 7 has supposedly leaked out again ahead of its official unveiling, this time in gold. Photos reveal the gold model with redesigned antenna bands that are much more subtle, and a new camera sensor.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has started to “tape out” the design for Apple’s A11 chipsets for 2017, according to a new report. The chips will be manufactured using a cutting-edge 10-nanometer process.
KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed in his latest report that Apple will be giving the iPhone due to be unveiled in 2017 a a major redesign. The company will be ditching its current aluminium chassis in favor of an all-glass body. It will also replace the IPS LCD on the handset with an AMOLED screen.
A report from The Korea Herald indicates that Samsung’s Display arm will start supplying Apple with OLED display panels from 2017. The Cupertino company has awarded Samsung with a $2.59 billion deal, with the latter supplying the Cupertino company with 100 million 5.5-inch OLED panels yearly.
Apple May Launch 5.8-Inch AMOLED iPhone with iPhone 4-like Design Featuring Curved Glass Casing and Screen in 2017
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a good track record when it comes to Apple related product rumors, expects Apple to launch a redesigned iPhone in 2017, which will adopt a structural design similar to the iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S.
Citing production volumes, a report from ET News claims that Samsung is all set to supply Apple with the majority of OLED panels for the iPhone due to be unveiled in 2017. Samsung is estimated to supply Apple will around 50 percent of the total OLED panels, with around 70-80% panels being supplied by the company for the first few iPhones.