Right here’s what Tai advised scholars at Tatung College, his alma mater:
The iPhone has been evolving and now it's switching from LTPS (low-temperature poly-silicon) to OLED panels. We don’t know whether or not Apple’s OLED iPhones will probably be a success, but when Apple doesn’t stroll down this trail and become itself, there can be no innovation. This is a disaster however it's also a chance.Sharp is among the a number of providers of LCDs for Apple merchandise. At provide, on the other hand, the Eastern corporate has very restricted OLED manufacturing functions. In accordance to Tai, Sharp may just even construct OLEDs in U.S. if Apple requested it to.
“We at the moment are construction a brand new OLED facility in Japan. We will be able to make OLED panels within the U.S. too,” he stated. “If our key buyer calls for us to manufacture within the U.S., is it imaginable for us now not to achieve this?”
A contemporary Nikkei document clarified that every one iPhone 8 fashions would possibly use an all-glass chassis with a steel body in any case, however insisted there can be 3 new iPhones subsequent yr.
“As a part of Apple’s overhaul efforts, all 3 merchandise will reportedly game a tumbler duvet and again joined in combination by way of a steel body, a departure from the steel casing of earlier variations of the software,” reads these days’s Nikkei document.
Apple in Would possibly 2014 got Micro-LED developer and semiconductor maker LuxVue Generation, including its skill to its personal hardware inventions workforce.