By BizLED Bureau
Mar 11, 2016: According to few reliable online sources, Apple Inc is working on their latest iPhone model which has a 5.8-inch iPhone powered with Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) display.
Online news resources like MacRumors and 9to5Mac suggested that research team at Apple Inc is working with LG, Samsung and Sharp for the OLED display panels. They further confirmed that that Apple will ship 50 million of these 5.8-inch OLED iPhones. The rumour surrounding OLED Display has been doing rounds for quite some time and Apple is known for working on new product lines for years, before releasing the product in the market.
According to news from the South Korean edition of Electronic Times, it was reported that LG Display and Samsung Electronics OLED panel-making unit will provide the organic light emitting diode (OLED) screens for Apple’s iPhones. It was further added that that LG and Samsung Display have almost sealed the agreement with Apple for the screens. These two Korean giants plan a combined investment of US$ 12.8 billion in capital expenditure to build up OLED production capacity over the next few years.
Japanese Nikkei newspaper also confirmed that Apple will start using OLED screens for iPhones starting in 2018. MacRumors reported that Apple might have plans to implement ‘folded edge side screens’ on a future iOS device using a flexible OLED display. This will make the smartphone device bezel-less. Apple’s latest product with 5.8-inch OLED display screen will be bigger than Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge and even the Galaxy Note 5.
Apple is expected to launch a 4-inch iPhone SE smartphone towards the end of March this year.