Apple is known to use the best possible OLED and LCD panels on its devices. For the last two years, the iPhone X and iPhone XS have taken the crown of the Best Smartphone Display after their launch. It looks like in a bid to improve the display and UI experience further, Apple is planning to switch to 120Hz display on its 2020 iPhone lineup.
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If the latest investor note of reputed and reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is to be believed, Apple will reduce the size of the notch on its 2020 iPhones. The company is planning on using a smaller front camera system for the 2020 iPhones which would help reduce the size of the notch and increase the screen-to-bezel ratio.
In his latest note, J.P. Morgan Chase analyst believes that Apple would be launching four new iPhone models in 2020 with major upgrades which would see them do very well from a sales viewpoint.
In his latest research note, Ming-Chi Kuo says that Apple will be launching three new iPhones in 2020 with OLED displays. The display sizes will be different from Apple’s current iPhone lineup which includes the 6.1-inch iPhone XR, 5.8-inch iPhone XS, and the 6.5-inch iPhone XS Max.
Post the settlement between Apple and Qualcomm, Ming-Chi Kuo now believes that Apple will be launching a 5G iPhone in 2020. What’s interesting is that apart from Qualcomm, Apple will also be sourcing 5G modem from Samsung.
Qualcomm and Apple had their disagreements, which led to a lengthy legal battle between the two. But, today, it finally culminated in a settlement between the two companies. The dust has barely settled and now there’s a report out saying Qualcomm will be Apple’s go-to choice to supply 5G modems in 2020 iPhones.
Apple’s plan to launch a 5G iPhone in 2020 are in jeopardy as Intel has been struggling to meet the development deadline of its XMM 8160 5G modem.
A DigiTimes report claims that Apple plans on launching three new iPhones with OLED displays in 2020. The company will be increasing the screen sizes for two new iPhones, with one iPhone coming with a smaller 5.42-inch display.
2019 is the year of the 5G phone, at least from companies like Samsung and LG. But rumor has it that Apple won’t be jumping on the bandwagon until 2020.
While many different Android smartphone manufacturers are launching 5G devices this year, Apple probably won’t be joining them.