iPhone 8 to have a new curved OLED screen, Samsung to supply it

February 28, 2017, 7:11 pm
iPhone 8 to have a new curved OLED screen, Samsung to supply it
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iPhone 8 to have a new curved OLED screen, Samsung to supply it

iPhone 8 to have a new curved OLED screen, Samsung to supply it

With the frenzy around the upcoming iPhone 8 growing, the news leak of the smartphone builders in ringing new features to make it this new version look different and cool. The Apple is celebrating 10th Anniversary of its first smartphone this year.

However, industry rumours say that it is expected to come with significant upgrades, and the latest leak gives us details about the design, display and price.

The new OLED displays will most likely be manufactured by Samsung, as the South Korean company is the biggest maker of OLED displays in the market. LG and JDI don’t have the capacity to mass-produce OLED displays, at a scale that Apple would need.

The iPhone is tipped to go off the Home Button, sport a curved OLED screen, and even replace the Lightning connector with industry standard.

Believing the Wall Street Journal report the iPhone 8 will sport a curved OLED screen further clarifying the earlier rumours. The OLED screen will take up the entire front leaving no room for the Home Button or the Touch ID sensor. The smartphone will also let go of the Lightning connector in favour of USB Type-C, leaving its own connector for an industry standard.

The iPhone 8 will come with a price tag of $1,000 further proving the rumours circulating are to be believed. Lastly, the report states that iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus variant will also be launched alongside, packing LCD displays as usual. The three smartphone launches announcement will be a shift from tradition, as Apple prides itself for its simplicity.