News tagged ‘OLED’
iPhone 8 to Get Smart Connector Port – Rumor
According to the latest report from
Check Out New iPhone 8 Concept from Martin Hajek [Video]
A well-known concept designer Martin Hajek has recently created a new iPhone 8 concept that is different from those we’ve seen before. The design of this handset is reminiscent of the first-generation iPhone released back in 2007. The designer believes that Apple may make the 10th Anniversary iPhone look as it old ancestor.
Drop Test: iPhone 7 vs. Galaxy S8 [Video]
A well-known YouTuber TechRax has released a new video testing the durability of the newly-released Galaxy S8 and the red iPhone 7. The blogger performed a series of drop tests that revealed that both devices can be cracked quite easily when accidentally dropped on concrete.
Apple and Samsung Sign 2-Year OLED Panel Supply Deal
Apple and Samsung have reportedly signed a two-year contract, under which the Korean manufacturer has to produce 92 million OLED panels for the upcoming iPhone model. The worth of the contract is $9 billion, DigiTimes reporters claim.
iPhone 8 Launch to Take Place in October or November
According to the latest report from the Chinese newspaper Economic Daily News (via DigiTimes), the launch of the new iPhone 8 may take place in October or November. The reasons for this include difficulties in the lamination process of curved OLED displays and the adoption of new 3D sensing system that should be used for facial recognition.
Base iPhone 8 Model to Cost $850 – Analyst
According to the latest report from UBS analyst Steven Milunovich, the base 64GB iPhone 8 model will cost $850 to $900 in the United States. This contradicts earlier rumors that suggested the all-new OLED iPhone might get a price tag of $1000.
Samsung Gets Order for 70 Million OLED Panels for iPhone 8
Apple has ordered 70 million bendable OLED panels from Samsung. According to Nikkei Asian Review, these components will be used in the 5.2-inch iPhone 8. Notably, the reporters believe the screen of the next-generation flagship will be smaller than it was expected earlier.
You Can Bypass Facial Recognition System on Galaxy S8 Using Photo
Earlier this week, Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus that feature edge-to-edge AMOLED displays and a bunch of new sensors including the face scanner. Today, a video appeared on the Internet showing the lock screen bypassed using a photo of the registered user of the phone.
2017 iPhones to Get True Tone Displays – Rumor
According to the latest research note from Barclays analysts, all 2017 iPhones will get True Tone displays. The ambient light sensors that are needed for the True Color screen functionality will be manufactured by AMS.
Samsung Unveiled Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus
Yesterday, Samsung unveiled new iPhone rivals, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Both handsets feature curved OLED displays and lack physical buttons on front panels. New flagship devices come in two sizes – the smaller model has a 5.8-inch display, and the larger version features a 6.2-inch screen.
iPhone 8 May Be Launched in September, But in Limited Quantities
According to the latest report from Barclays analysts, the iPhone 8 may be launched in September alongside two other models, but in very limited quantities. Apple will be able to catch up with the demand and improve the stock availability only in the fourth quarter of 2017.
iPhone 8 to Be Similar to iPhone 2G – Report
According to the latest report from the Korean news website ETNews, the iPhone 8 will get a design reminiscent of the first-generation iPhone. The back panel will be rounded and made of glass, industry sources claim.
iPhone 8 Display Won’t Be as Curved as Galaxy S7 Edge Display
The next-generation iPhone may get a new 'gentler' curved display than the display of the Galaxy S7 Edge. This will be an AMOLED display, however, its edges will be curved only slightly as it is difficult to produce a matching curved glass cover. Thanks to the new screen, the active viewable area of the iPhone 8 display will be 5.2-inches. The report comes from usually reliable Nikkei analysts.
Morgan Stanley Predicts 20% iPhone Unit Sales Growth in Fiscal 2018
According to the latest report from Morgan Stanley’s analyst Kate Huberty, iPhone unit sales will rise at least by 20% in fiscal 2018. The reason for this is a brand new model with improved specs as well as customers’ anticipation for this model.
New iPhone 8 Concept Hits YouTube [Video]
If you’re waiting for the next-generation iPhone and iOS 11, you might like the new concept created by a designer Vianney le Masne. In the short video below we can see the iPhone 8 featuring a borderless OLED display, new iteration of iOS with Dark Mode and slightly tweaked design and features.
The designer notes that adding a black theme to the iOS interface together with the OLED display will create a unique experience for users. Changing the handset in such a way is an improvement that many people hope to see in the 10 anniversary iPhone.
Anyway, check out the concept yourself.