We heard a hearsay a short time again from none instead of Ming-Chi Kuo, the analyst from KGI Securities with perhaps the most efficient observe file ever with regards to new tech predictions and correct leaks. Kuo mentioned that Apple would release 3 iPhones in 2018, two can be new flagships fashions working OLED presentations, necessarily successors to the iPhone 8 collection (each an iPhone style and a greater iPhone Plus) however the usage of the bells and whistles the iPhone X offered, whilst the 3rd would have an LCD show.
A brand new document from Nikkei, bringing up Eastern trade resources, seems to confirm the declare of a new LCD iPhone for subsequent yr, and likewise reiterates Kuo's statement of 2 OLED show flagship iPhones arriving in 2018 as smartly. It sounds as if this is excellent news for 2 primary Eastern companies; Sharp and Japan Show, either one of whom are number one manufacturers of LCD and who've taken a hit to their stocks after Apple introduced its Samsung OLED based totally iPhone X.
In keeping with the document, the LCD iPhone - which might be a reboot of the extra reasonably priced iPhone SE - may have a 6.1in touchscreen and a steel bodyshell, encompassing each the encompass and the again panel - it may not be a glass-subsidized instrument.
The OLED iPhones are regarded as 5.8in and 6.3in sizes, which in each instances is particularly greater than the present-gen iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (4.7in and 5.5in respectively). The steel frame of the LCD style will imply it may not toughen wireless charging just like the 2017 iPhone line and most probably the 2018 OLED iPhones, but when it is a inexpensive style it will make sense for positive top class options to be dropped.