While reports about upcoming iPhones this year are being surfaced on the web lately, which include – the new iPhone 3D renders, dual cameras on the smaller iPhone XR successor and Intel said to be manufacturing chips for iPhones this year, there have been reports of future iPhones as well. For instance, there was a report suggesting iPhones in 2020 are expected to launch with Qualcomm-made chipsets including 5G modem chips as well.
And, now there’s a new report that indicates Apple utilizing micro-LED display technology developed by Foxconn for its future iPhones. DigiTimes reports by citing a source named Chinese Economic Daily News, which has further stated that Cupertino tech giant, Apple is reportedly investing in micro-LED screen technology, which is anticipated to be made by Foxconn. Micro LED display technology earlier has been showcased by Samsung at CES with its 8K TVs support, this year.
The micro-LED displays are higher-grade displays than the current iPhones’ OLED displays and the report suggests that Foxconn has been keen to develop this micro-LED technology to supply it to future iPhone devices further. Foxconn, which has three subsidiaries that include Advanced Optoelectronic Technology (AOT), Epileds Technologies, and Marketech International is in plans to develop the production of micro LED chips that will further be said to be equipped in as micro LED-backlit displays for future iPhones, suggests the report.
Out of all the three subsidies, AOT is said to be developing micro and mini LED technologies of which the micro LED chips are utilized in devices like monitors and notebooks and more, the report suggests. Apart from the future iPhones, rumors are speculating Apple to bring this micro-LED display technology with the forthcoming Mac Pro devices and for iPads in the future as well.