Production of the next gen iPhone screen will be launched in May this year, reports Reuters, citing supply chain . It is alleged that in the first issue will establish Apple display with a diagonal of 4.7 inches , while the production of 5.5 inch LCD panel is postponed to a later date.
Earlier it was reported that Apple is going to introduce two models of iPhone 6. New devices should get larger size displays : 4.7 and 5.5 inches. According to new data , the company ran into production problems with the release of large panels . Screens for iPhone 6 should be based on sensor technology in-cell, in which the sensors are integrated directly into the display , allowing you to reduce the thickness of the smartphone . These screens are very difficult to manufacture , so decided to start serial production of 4.7 – inch displays .
According to reports, screens for new iPhone will be releasing of Japan Display, Sharp and LG Display. In May, production will begin on the Japanese factory Mobara, owned by Japan Display, and from June to join her plants of two other companies . It is reported that the new displays will have a much higher resolution than the current panels iPhone 5s, which 4-inch diagonal .
As for the 5.5 – inch LCD panel , the mass production is scheduled to begin in a few months . It is possible that they will have to abandon the technology in-cell and use traditional film sensors .
In addition, sources have told the preliminary characteristics of the iPhone 6. Smartphones need to get a 64- bit processor next generation Apple A8, 2 GB of RAM, the main camera is 8 megapixels, a 1800 mAh battery and will be sold with the internal memory of 16 to 128 GB.
It is also expected that the new iPhone will be available with the operating system iOS 8. It will be a number of new applications , including Healthbook, which will monitor the physical attributes of the device owner . It also assumes that the application will be substantially modified Maps, in the past caused a lot of criticism . Graphical user interface of the mobile platform as a whole will not change.