Apple is anticipated to procure a complete of 250-270 million flat panels for the manufacturing of iPhones this year, in accordance to^( uoting unnamed “resources from Taiwan’s panel trade.”
Apple’s purchases of OLED panels in 2018 will reportedly succeed in 110-130 million gadgets, together with 70-80 million 5.9-inch gadgets for the present iPhone X and an upgraded model of the similar dimension. The final will be 40-50 million 6.5-inch OLED panels for the manufacturing of a more economical style, in accordance to DigiTimes.
The document provides that Apple will additionally take up a complete of 60-70 million 6.1-inch all-screen LTPS panels for some other new iPhone to be launched this fall, in addition to 60-70 million LTPS panels in 4-, 4.7- and 5.5-inch sizes for the manufacturing of iPhone 8s, iPhone SEs and iPhone 7. Though DigiTimes Research has a hit or miss document when it comes to its Apple-related forecasts, this document traces up with some other prediction. Well, kind of.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is sticking along with his earlier prediction that the 2018 iPhones will send in 5.8- and 6.5-inch sizes in OLED, with a lower-priced ($700-$800) 6.1-inch tool coming, as smartly. He believes the latter will have a unmarried rear digicam, and an aluminum body slightly than chrome steel. Kuo Kuo says the decrease priced smartphone will lack three-D contact, and feature 3GB of RAM, as in comparison to 4GB within the OLED fashions.
Kuo forecasts that Apple will send between 80 and 90 million telephones once they release. Of the ones, he anticipates about 50% to be the 6.1-inch LED style.