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Apple’s OLED Plans for 2017

Currently, there is some very exciting news about potential product releases by Apple in 2017. There are many clues as to what Apple’s new products may be, all of which seem to point to the release of at least one OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) iPhone. The most recent report comes from Nikkei Asian Review via MacRumors states that Apple will release two new iPhone models, also been a model with an LCD (Liquid Crystal Display), and a model that is 5.8 inches with an OLED display. The also been various other rumors from various sources surrounding Apple’s future releases, all of which are in agreement with each other. According to The Bell, however, the maker of the iPhone will not be able to release a full OLED handset for a couple of years. Also, according to a new supply chain source, Apple is planning to equip every iPhone made in 2019 with OLED displays. The result of this is an expected 80% OLED adoption rate, double what it is now. By 2019, this rate should reach 100%.

The iPhone 8 will have a OLED Display

Rumor has it that Apple is planning to release a large iPhone 8 model, which will lack a physical home button and bezels surrounding the display. Many sources have also reported that Apple is alsoplanning to create its upcoming iPad Refresh without a physical home button.The idea has also been thrown aroundthat Apple is working on creating a not yet named, 10.5-inch iPad model with smaller bezels. If this last rumor is true, it means that this new iPad will be the first iOS deviceever toship with a fingerprint sensor embedded in the screen. The iPhone 8 will supposedly follow the model of this new iPad, which may contain bezels only to house the front-facing camera or none at all. According to most reports, the iPhone 8 will be the first iOS device to be equipped with an edge-to-edge OLED display. Announcements of Apple’s new iPad models can be anticipated in March, before Apple launches its new iPhone in the fall.

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