Media: iPhone 8 Plus will get bent on the edges of the OLED display
Recently on the Internet there are a lot of rumors about the next generation iPhone. In some of these are three models of smartphones, one of which belongs to the class of phablets. At the end of last week, the President of Sharp, which supplies screens for the iPhone, confirmed that Apple’s next smartphone generation will get an OLED display. Now Japanese newspaper Nikkei has published another article on this subject, which concerns specifically the older versions iPhone 8 Plus.
It is reported, in particular, that the new 5.5-inch smartphone Apple will get OLED-display, curved edges. According to the source, the iPhone 8 Plus is made entirely of glass, and the side edge of the display will be rounded. Similar design technique is used in the smartphone Galaxy edge. Nikkei notes that a curved OLED display for the iPhone 8 Plus will be made in the USA.
With iPhone on the OLED panel, to write off the 3D screen at the “Apple” smartphones can’t. Previously, it stated IHS analyst Kevin Wong. According to him, the new Apple smartphones will be rounded lateral edges of the screen. The edges on the bevels will not be a separate side of the matrix, the screen here will be a single entity, although raised edges can carry additional load, acting as a separate side mini-displays.
Recall that in 2017, Apple may launch three new iPhone, including the above-mentioned model, as well as five-inch iPhone 8 and iPhone 7 SE, which should be the most affordable smartphone of the company.