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iPhone X Plus to have an OLED display from LG

Samsung will supply the 5.8-inch OLED panel. Apple is preparing to release three new iPhones in 2018, if not counting the possible hardware refresh of the 4-inch iPhone SE. Industry sources believe that the iPhone X Plus will have a massive 6.5-inch OLED screen, while the original 5.8-inch X model will be refreshed in late 2018. According to a report from the Financial Times, LG will supply the 6.5-inch display, while Samsung will be responsible for the 5.8-inch model. LG is expected to manufacture around 15 million OLED panels for iPhone X Plus in 2018, in addition to LCD display[…]

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New production capacity for Face ID components suggest all iPhones will ditch the Home button in 2018

Finisar prepares to increase the VCSEL production A critical component of the Face ID system is the VCSEL arrays, and one of Apple’s main suppliers has just announced a new plant that will begin mass-production in the second half of 2018. Finisar acquired a 700,000-square foot plant, in attempts to expand the output for its clients, among which is Apple. The acquisition is in line with the rumors that Apple is planning to offer Face ID with all new models in 2018. Currently, only the flagship iPhone X has facial recognition, while the iPhone 8 duo relies on the old[…]

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Faster LTE speeds for the 2018 iPhone lineup

New antenna design will boost the transmission speeds in 2018. Another week, another set of iPhone news about the near future coming from Ming-Chi Kuo. In the latest research note, Kuo said to investors that Apple’s iPhone models for 2018 would offer faster LTE speeds thanks to upgraded antenna modules. iPhone 2018 will include new liquid crystal polymer (LCP) modules for LTE manufactured by both Intel and Qualcomm. Kuo writes that the iPhones will be equipped with the same modules found in the iPhoneX, but with improvements and support for the 4×4 MIMO standards. The current antenna modules found in[…]

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iPhone X Plus may come in 2018 with a starting price of $1249

Apple set to launch three new iPhones in 2018, including a 6.5-inch model. Apple may be planning to release three new iPhones in 2018 with a design similar to the iPhone X, according to KGI Securities. The researcher believes that Apple will launch two expensive OLED versions, and one model with LCD and lower price. These new phones are likely to offer additional hardware and software improvements over the iPhone X, but their design will be basically the same. There may be a 6.5-inch ‘Plus’ model with a pixel density between 480 and 500 ppi. It may be called the[…]

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