Multiple sources have claimed Apple will launch its first iPhone with a curved OLED display next year, marketplace The Wall Street Journal has thrown its weight behind those rumors.

The report claims an OLED version could be introduced as one of numerous new iPhone models unveiled next year, but it hold a higher price tag than current iPhone models.

OLED displays are thinner, lighter, and permit for flexible designs, but they are up to $50 more expensive create than traditional LCD displays, according to analysts cited.

OLED displays can even be more energy efficient, as unlike LCD displays, they undertake and don't a backlight to illuminate the screen. When displaying black pixels, OLED displays are completely off, which could preserve battery residing.

Apple is told have more than 10 different iPhone prototypes under development, so it could decide not to launch a version by having an OLED display next year, according to your report. Previous reports said Apple likewise launch new 4th.7-inch and 5.5-inch models with traditional LCD displays next year.

Apple will likely tap Samsung as its primary OLED display supplier, but it wants LG Display, Japan Display, and Sharp to ramp up production for 2018, the report added, corroborating information heard previously. Sharp President and CEO Tai Jeng-wu confirmed Apple's plans to move to OLED technology recently. 


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