2019 iPhones Might Be Cheaper With Samsung Flexible OLED Technology
Apple had adhered to its Retina LCDs for its iPhones for quite a long time. iPhone X has finally changed that – thanks to Samsung for providing its beautiful OLED panels. It further continued with the new iPhone XS and XS Max devices for this year. However, these displays coupled with new Face ID technology made iPhones hit the highest price ever in the smartphone industry.
This might change with 2019 iPhones as Samsung is about to provide its latest OLED panel, which is called ‘Y-OCTA.’ According to a report by ETNews, this would be the first touch-integrated flexible display from Samsung that would feature in an Apple iPhone possibly next year. These new OLED panels are expected to be manufactured by Samsung Display, the same company that provided OLED panels to iPhone X, Xs, and Xs Max devices. However, considering the limited supply, it is believed that one of the iPhones, preferably the iPhone MAX variant would be featuring this display, next year.
Earlier stated Y-OCTA brings the touch integration to the OLED displays instead of using a Touch-Sensor panel, which eventually reduces the size of the display – size of the phone – ultimately decreasing the price of the device as well. The display further might lead to more thinner iPhones, which will be releasing in 2019. The report further reveals that LG Display would begin production to iPhone XS Max OLED display starting this month. Therefore Samsung Display would manufacture the Y-OCTA OLED display for iPhones next year. Currently, these displays are featured in Galaxy S and Note device line-ups ever since the launch of Galaxy Note 7.