WSJ: Apple testing iPhone with a curved display

Recently it became known that Apple has placed a major order for the supply of OLED displays for future iPhone, but what will the new generation of smartphones of the company — no one knows. According to sources, The Wall Street Journal, now in Cupertino are tested over a dozen prototypes of the device, among which there is a variant with a curved screen.

Recently it became known that Apple has placed a major order for the supply of OLED displays for future iPhone, but what will the new generation of smartphones of the company — no one knows. According to sources, The Wall Street Journal, now in Cupertino are tested over a dozen prototypes of the device, among which there is a variant with a curved screen.
Attempt to surpass Samsung

According to the publication, Apple has turned to Asian suppliers with a request to increase the production of OLED panels and provide samples of displays with a higher resolution than its competitors from Samsung. The company wants to distinguish their devices from the competition. In any case, the Korean giant is the largest provider of OLED and other manufacturers are unlikely to fully satisfy the need in the Apple screens.

It is believed that due to the shortage of OLED panels, the new screen technology will receive only one of the models of the next iPhone (most likely, 5.5 inch). By the way, about the curved sides of the phone edition Nikkei Asian Review reported in August.
New design for the tenth anniversary of the iPhone

In 2017, the original iPhone will be 10 years old. Apple is going to celebrate this event, completely updating the design of devices. Most likely, the smartphone will receive a glass case and wireless charging, in addition, the iPhone to lose Home button. In the current generation the company has made its touch, and the next step will be the integration of the fingerprint scanner Touch ID right into the display.

Source: Wall Street Journal