In the past has been rumored that the next generation iPhone will switch to OLED display, and now seems to have been confirmed. JP Morgan Chase recently found that Apple submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 10-K file shows that the company's purchase orders for the first time more than 1 year display , While the amount involved in the purchase amount is as high as 40 billion US dollars. It is reported that Apple this purchase order should be related with the OLED touch screen, may be ordered to Samsung OLED panel in order to use the next generation of iPhone assembly needs.
Purchase Order Exposure
Apple will be equipped with OLED display for the future of the iPhone's claim a long time, even in April this year, there are South Korean media reports, Samsung has reached a three-year agreement with Apple, from the second quarter of 2017 Each year to supply 100 million pieces of Apple OLED panel. Now, JPMorgan analysts in a detailed analysis of Apple submitted to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 10-K documents found that Apple is from Samsung large-scale procurement of OLED panels.
According to foreign website Appleinsider, Apple's order for the first time more than a year, while the order involved a total of about 40 billion US dollars, which is the third quarter of Apple's "balance sheet" in the data released. To this end, JP Morgan analyst speculated that Apple's long-term procurement of OLED display panel Samsung may be prepared for the next generation iPhone.
Or exclusive to Samsung
Although the Apple to Samsung to provide a huge amount of orders, but analysts still believe that Samsung should not be the next generation of the OLED panel, the only supplier, including Hon Hai investment cooperation Sharp and JDI are actively layout OLED production line , Coupled with Apple has always been a multi-channel supply of traditional, it should still be a number of manufacturers to provide OLED panel to Apple's situation.
In accordance with the Nikkei Asia Review previous reports, Apple next year when the birth of the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, will be introduced 5.5,5.0 and 4.7 inches and other three models of size, and tentative double-sided glass design, while Sharp is Will be the next generation of OLED display OLED supplier, at least 5.5 inches version of the touch screen will be provided by Sharp, and will be produced in the United States. In addition, Sharp president Dai Zheng Wu also confirmed in an interview part of this argument.
Remove the Home key
From the current media reports, the next generation iPhone will switch to OLED display is almost a foregone conclusion, but whether it will be equipped with the whole system depends on manufacturers, including Samsung, including OLED panel shipments. At the same time this summer, when sources broke the news that 5.5-inch and 5-inch version of the iPhone 8 will use OLED display and 3D glass body design, while the 4.7-inch version will be named iPhone 7 SE, but still Will continue to use the LCD display and metal casing.
At the same time as the next generation of iPhone to switch to the glass body of the reason, it also came to remove the entity Home key, and the use of built-in fingerprint reader and other sensors to allow users to any location can accurately scan to the fingerprint, and also Will add the tactile feedback system and wireless charging two new features.