Tag Archives: Display

KGI: Apple plans on releasing a 5.2-inch OLED iPhone 8 in addition to 4.7 and 5-5-inch iPhones with LCD

KGI is now reporting that Apple will shelve the two phone strategy next year with yet another high-end model. It says that Apple is planning on releasing one new iPhone, dubbed iPhone 8, with a major design change, component upgrades, and will feature an OLED display that is 5.2-inches in size. In addition, the company will make two new iPhones with 4.7…

Supply constrains could dictate Apple’s move to OLED in the iPhone next year

One of the larger features for next year’s iPhone is making the switch from LCD to OLED for its display technology. While the Apple Watch and the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar use OLED for their displays, the iPhone has been stuck with the traditional LCD panels. Bloomberg now reports that Apple has plans to switch to OLED next year. The report says Apple’s…

Apple offering discounts on new LG UltraFine 4K and 5K displays

Starting today, Apple is now offering discounts on the new LG UltraFine 5K and 4K displays. The discounts get you 25% off the displays for the new MacBook and MacBook Pro notebooks that support USB-C. As of right now, the LG UltraFine 5K display is listed for $974 on Apple’s website, down from the original $1299 pricing. Unfortunately, the display…

Report: iPhone 8 Plus to use OLED display, manufactured in the U.S.

Nikkei reports that Apple’s iPhone 8, slated for 2017, will use an OLED display, at least on the biggest model with Sharp being the manufacturer behind it, making its manufacturing efforts in the U.S. “The iPhone has been evolving and now it is switching from LTPS (low-temperature poly-silicon) to OLED panels,” Tai told students at Tatung University,…

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…