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  1. Maura

    Apple to Release Three New OLED Phones in 2018

    MacRumors writes today about a report from Nikkei that says that Apple will be using OLED displays in all three new iPhones in 2018. If accurate, this would mean that Apple is already ahead of its expected schedule, as previous reports from Apple’s supply chain said that Apple would not being...
  2. Maura

    Newly Leaked Photos Claim to Show New iPhone With Touch ID on Rear

    AppleInsider reports today on a surprising new leak of what is said to be new iPhone units with the Touch ID sensor on the rear. Rumours have been going back and forth for months that due to problems with embedding the Touch ID sensor in the new iPhone’s edge-to-edge OLED display it would be...
  3. Maura

    Apple Set to Invest Up to $2.62 Billion in LG’s New OLED Plant

    Even though Samsung is currently Apple's sole supplier of OLED displays, Apple never likes to have all its supplier eggs in one basket, hence today’s story from The Investor, via AppleInsider, that Apple is looking to invest from 2 to 3 trillion won ($1.75 billion to $2.62 billion) in a new LG...
  4. Maura

    Rumour: OLED Shortages Could Hamper iPhone 8 Launch Sales

    According to a new, “sketchy” report from DigiTimes, via iDownload Blog, iPhone 8 launch sales could be affected by a shortage of 5.8-inch OLED display panels. DigiTimes reports that it has heard from industry sources that “only 3-4 million OLED-based new iPhone devices will be ready for...
  5. Maura

    Rumour: iPhone 8 Production Delayed by Samsung OLED Screen Issues

    AppleInsider reports today on yet more rumours that production of Apple’s forthcoming OLED iPhone 8 has been delayed, with this latest report from Nikkei Asian Review saying that the current problems are due to issues with Samsung’s OLED display supply, rather than with the Touch ID fingerprint...
  6. Maura

    Conflicting Reports Emerge About iPhone 8 Production Delays

    Two conflicting reports have emerged today about whether or not production of the forthcoming iPhone 8 has been delayed. According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, via 9to5 Mac, mass production of the OLED iPhone 8 will be delayed until October/November, rather than the usual...
  7. Maura

    iPhone 8 Still On Course for September Launch

    MacRumors reports that according to Drexel Hamilton analyst Brian White, Apple’s forthcoming three new iPhones will still be available to pre-order in September, but White says that the flagship 5.8-inch OLED model will not ship for several weeks after that, but should be available by the...
  8. Maura

    Rumour: Samsung to Convert LCD Factory to OLED Due to iPhone 8 Demand

    AppleInsider reports today that according to new data from Apple’s supply chain, Samsung is getting ready to manufacture enough OLED displays for a projected 55 million OLED iPhone 8 units to be shipped to consumers by the end of 2017. According to South Korea’s ET News, Samsung is actually...
  9. Maura

    Rumour: iPhone 8 Could be Delayed Until October or November, Will Cost Less Than $1,000

    AppleInsider reports today that according to the Economic Daily News, the iPhone 8 could be delayed until October or November due to “technical issues” with the OLED screen lamination process, as well as problems with the 3D sensing system. This is the third report to say that the 3D sensor is...
  10. Maura

    Apple Places Order With Samsung for 70 Million OLED iPhone Panels

    Things are starting to get really exciting now as far as the forthcoming iPhone 8 is concerned, as MacRumors reports today that according to a new report from Nikkei, Apple has just ordered 70 million OLED panels from Samsung, which will be Apple’s only OLED supplier. Both Apple and Samsung are...
  11. Maura

    More Information Surfaces About the 5.8-Inch OLED iPhone’s Slightly Curved Display

    MacRumors writes that it has today confirmed reports that first surfaced yesterday that the forthcoming OLED iPhone 8 will be slightly curved. According to MacRumors sources, the OLED display will be flat across the front of the phone and slightly curved along the left and right edges in order...
  12. Maura

    Rumour: 5.8-Inch OLED iPhone 8 Will Have a Slightly Curved Display

    MacRumors reports today on a story from Nikkei Asian Review that says that the forthcoming 5.8-inch OLED iPhone 8 will in fact have a curved display, although it won't be as curved as Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge. “This is partly due to the challenge of making curved glass covers to match screens,”...
  13. Maura

    Apple Wants Every iPhone to Have an OLED Display by 2019

    MacRumors reports today on a new story from The Bell, which claims that Apple wants every iPhone to have an OLED display by 2019, kicking off with the iPhone 8, which is due to launch later this year. According to The Bell’s supply chain sources, Apple has ordered 60 million units of the OLED...
  14. Maura

    Nikkei All But Confirms the Existence of a 5.8-inch OLED iPhone 8

    A new report in Nikkei Asian Review, via MacRumors, says that Apple will launch three new iPhone models this fall, one of which will be a 5.8-inch OLED display model, and two of which will have LCD displays. This ties in with many recent rumours from various news sources about the forthcoming...
  15. Maura

    Improved iPhone 8 Battery Expected to Encourage Upgraders

    MacRumors reports that Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty has said in a research note today that the rumoured longer battery life of the forthcoming OLED iPhone 8 may well persuade owners of older iPhones to finally upgrade in large numbers. Huberty also lends her weight to various other rumours...
  16. Maura

    Rumour: iPhone 8 to Feature Two-Step Touch ID and Facial Recognition

    MacRumors reports that well-respected KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a research report in which he has some very interesting information to impart about the forthcoming iPhone 8. Kuo says that the phone will have a flexible OLED panel, and underneath that, a film sensor, which...
  17. Maura

    Rumour: Flagship iPhone 8 Model Will Have Wraparound 5.8-inch OLED Display

    AppleInsider has an exclusive today on a new note to investors issued by Cowen and Company’s Timothy Arcuri in which he writes about Apple’s forthcoming new “feature-rich launch” of three new iPhone models, which is expected towards the end of 2017. In particular, Arcuri talked about what he...
  18. Maura

    Apple’s Rivals Scramble for OLED Supplies Fearing iPhone 8 Dominance

    AppleInsider reports that Apple’s smartphone manufacturer rivals are so worried about Apple snapping up all the available OLED panelsfor the forthcoming iPhone 8 that they are all scrambling to secure their own supplies before stock gets short. Sources in the Taiwanese supply industry have...
  19. Maura

    Rumour: Samsung Will be Apple’s Exclusive Supplier of 5.8-Inch OLED Displays

    MacRumors reports that according to a new report in DigiTimes, sources in Apple’s Taiwan supply chain say that Samsung Display is rumoured to be Apple’s exclusive supplier of 5.8-inch OLED displays for next year’s top-of-the-range iPhone. We’ve been hearing similar rumours at various points...
  20. Maura

    Circuit Board Manufacturer Flexium is Banking on Apple Launching an OLED iPhone

    While the many rumours swirling around that Apple intends to launch an iPhone with an OLED display next year have yet to be confirmed by the company itself, and doubtless won’t be confirmed at all until Apple is finally ready to unveil its 2017 iPhone range, circuit board maker Flexium has just...
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