Apple is also rumored to be launching two other iPhone moels next year. CR described the latest iPhone model an "innovative device with a fantastic camera and lovely display", but average durability.
As Samsung Display continues to be the exclusive OLED screen supplier for the Apple iPhone X, the California-based giant is aiming to bring other players into the production foray so that it can command better prices for this particular component.
A local media outlet reported that LG Display signed a OLED supply deal with Apple for iPhone X and that the firm is now setting up production equipment for iPhone X in Paju E6 assembly line.
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Finally, Institutional & Family Asset Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Amazon.com by 18.6% during the 3rd quarter. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and forty-five have assigned a buy rating to the company.
The 6.1-inch LCD iPhone will also trade the glass back found on the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X for a metal back used on older models, like the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus and will be available in "several colors", according to Nikkei.
According to KGI Securities, the 2018 LCD iPhone would "differ significantly" from the OLED models. The device is expected to cost less than the iPhone X successor, for it is sporting a liquid crystal display. But, if durability is a selling point for you, then you might want to consider the iPhone 8 over the more-expensive iPhone X. This is hardly surprising, as Apple has been using LG Display-made LCD panels on its iPhones for years.
NIkkei's report does not mention the design of the phones' front panel.
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He suggested that the U.S.is using the issue as a means to influence the Russian presidential election in March. Mutko said that would support all the local athletes who decide to compete under a neutral flag.
Kuo has also claimed that the 6.1-inch iPhone would come with a lower-resolution display.
Ming-Chi Kuo told investors that the next year's LCD iPhone would borrow a few elements from the iPhone X. It would ditch the Touch ID fingerprint reader for the new TrueDepth camera that enables Face ID and Animoji. Casetek now supplies Apple with LCD screens for its iPads, so it could also be tapped by Apple to supply the new iPhone model with LCD panels.
In September Patently Apple posted a report titled "LG Could Possibly Enter Apple's OLED Supply Chain as early as H2 2018 if Plans are on Track".
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Nikkei says Apple is reluctant to switch entirely to OLED in 2018 due to the fear of becoming over-reliant on Samsung . That budget LCD model with the metal back is said to come in several colors like the existing aluminum iPhones.