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iPhone 9: Report Reveals Why 2018 Model Will Feature Super-Thin Bezels

[2018-07-13 08:39:00]

Apple’s next iPhone could feature an impressively thin bezel. A Thursday report claims the smartphone maker is planning to release a cheaper model that uses a similar bezel-reduced design to the iPhone X, but using a cheaper LCD display rather than the high-contrast OLED screen found on the more expensive models — and it’s all thanks to a breakthrough new technologyForbes reports that Japanese firm Nichia has developed a 0.3t LED chip that uses smaller connectors than the 0.4t chips found in other smartphones, reducing the connectors from 4-4.5mm down to just 2-2.5mm. The downside is an increase in accuracy and stability, but Apple is believed to have started testing these chips earlier this year to ensure the device will be ready in time. While Nichia is expected to be Apple’s only supplier for this phone, the publication notes that five Taiwanese and Chinese companies are close to also offering 0.3t chips for their displays.... iPhone 9: Report Reveals Why 2018 Model Will Feature Super-Thin Bezels

iPhone 9: Report Reveals Why 2018 Model Will Feature Super-Thin Bezels


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