The next iteration of iPhones is expected to arrive sometime in September. If the leaks are to be believed, the iPhone 14 series will consist of four devices – the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max, iPhone 14 Pro, and the iPhone 14 Pro Max. Recently, a report surfaced on the web claiming that Apple is re-evaluating the use of OLED display panels by BOE for the upcoming iPhone 14 series. Now, a new report by ETNews, for the iPhone 14 series, Apple is importing about 80 million display panels from the Samsung Display.
The report further reveals that the mass production and delivery of these 80 million display panels is expected to happen in the Q3 of this year, that is July-September. Let us take a closer look at the details.
The report by ETNews reveals that these 80million Samsung OLED panels will be used for all four models. The report further reveals that 38.17 million of the Samsung OLED panels will be reserved for both the entry-level iPhone 14 and the high-end iPhone 14 Pro Max.
To those unaware, Apple is expected to launch two 6.1-inch sized models – the iPhone 14 and the iPhone 14 Pro. similar to last year. The brand is said to launch two 6.7-inch-sized models – the iPhone 14 Max and the iPhone 14 Pro Max. Some of these devices will use LTPS OLED panels and some will use LTPO OLED displays. We can expect Apple to use LTPO panels only on Pro models.
Earlier this month, Ming-Chi Kuo – a famous Apple analyst, suggested that only iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max will get the A16 chip. Whereas, Apple will continue using the last year’s A15 chip for the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max. However, iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max are expected to come with 6GB LPDDR4X RAM. Whereas, the Pro models will get LPDDR5 RAM as per another report.
The Apple iPhone 14 Pro series is said to come with a dual punch-hole notched display which will include a pill-shaped cutout and a circular cutout. While the regular models will come with an iPhone 13-like notch.
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