Tag Archives: Display

iPhone 7 named ‘best LCD display ever’ with record breaking color accuracy, brightness, and more

In a new in-depth analysis from DisplayMate, the iPhone 7 has the ‘best LCD display ever’, breaking many records in key areas making it one of the best performing displays DisplayMate has ever tested. The analysis found that the iPhone 7 has the highest contrast ratio for an IPS LCD display, with record breaking low screen reflectance on a smartphone,…

Apple Watch 2 display teardown shows attached NFC chip

Last week, British repair shop Byte got its hands on what appears to be the display assembly of the Apple Watch 2. Since then, the shop has shared several videos showing off how it compares to the first-generation Apple Watch. In its latest video, Byte tore down the Apple Watch 2 display to look at its individual components. Byte describes the new…

OLED to be a temporary fix as Apple works on microLED technology

Apple is expected to switch from LCD to OLED in a future iPhone sometime in 2017 or 2018. However, Innolux chairman says the move will only be temporary. Digitimes quotes Innolux chairman and CEO Wang Jyh-chau, arguing that OLED is only a temporary replacement for LCD and suggests that Apple will adopt microLED (mLED) in the long term. OLED cannot…

Apple Watch 2 to feature ‘One Glass Solution’ display

The second-generation Apple Watch is likely to be released this fall, and with the new Watch, DigiTimes believes it will adopt a “One Glass Solution” (OGS) display technology instead of Glass on Glass (G/G). OGS eliminates one of the layers of glass from a traditional G/G display that typically has two pieces of glass, replacing that second layer with…

Apple monitor with integrated GPU still in the works

Apple officially announced that the Thunderbolt Display was dead yesterday. The display was never updated since 2011 and didn’t adopt the new technology and design of newer iMacs, specifically the Thunderbolt Display was still capped at a 2560×1440 non-retina resolution that sported a MagSafe 1 connector. It was no surprise that Apple discontinued the…

Sharp may become the third OLED manufacturer for a future iPhone

Nikkei reports that Sharp will be creating OLED displays for smartphones ‘before 2018.’ Currently, Samsung and LG dominant the OLED display market being the two largest manufacturers of the display. While the 2016 ‘iPhone 7’ isn’t reported to have an OLED display, having a date of ‘before 2018’ gives hope as the iPhone is said to shift to OLED displays in…

Sharp to begin mass production on OLED displays

To no surprise, Sharp is planning to build out multiple supply lines to start creating OLED displays. Recently purchased by Foxconn, the company plans on building OLED displays for future iPhones (via DigiTimes). Sharp will set up one 4.5G and two 6G AMOLED production lines with monthly capacity of 13,000, 11,500 and 34,500 glass substrates respectively,…

iPhone with 5.8-inch OLED display coming in 2017 or 2018

Obtained by The Motley Fool, Apple is currently working on a iPhone larger than the current 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus. At a massive 5.8-inch display, the new iPhone is said to launch “in 2018 or even earlier in 2017,” and will include an OLED display. Which brings it up to speed with other rumors stating that Apple will be moving over to an OLED display…

Apple to launch new broken iPhone upgrade program

According to a report by Mark Gurman from 9to5Mac, Apple is preparing to launch a new iPhone trade-in program that will allow customers to turn in their iPhones with damaged screens, cameras, or buttons. The current Apple iPhone recycling program allows the customer to trade-in their current mint condition iPhone and put the credit towards the…