Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Apple has ordered production of 4-inch displays for iPhone 7c

In late March, it was reported that Apple plans to release the successor of the smartphone iPhone 5c. Then the web published photos of the rear panel of this gadget. Later, however, sources have told that Apple has decided to stop issuing iPhone 6c, considering it is not too promising.

Today trade publication Digitimes reported that the Cupertino-based company still decided to release a 4-inch device, and even ordered the production of screens for him at AU Optronics (AUO). Display panels, reportedly will be executed on technology LTPS In-Cell, which is used in the 4,7- and 5,5-inch models iPhone.
At the same time, it is noted that the production of displays for Apple at the facilities of AU Optronics (AUO) will be set up until 2016. Therefore, the previous rumors may well be true.Apple really could refuse to release iPhone 6c in 2015, shifting its release next year. Thus, in 2016 Apple presents two series of "7" and "7 Plus", as well as a new phone with the designation «c» - the so-called iPhone 7c.
It is assumed that the basis for iPhone 7c will lie hardware platform Apple A8, used in today's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. This will be done in order to reduce the cost of the device.
Scheduled for presentation at the end of the year iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus receive processors Apple A9. The smartphone will be used LTPS-display, protective glass Gorilla Glass, NFC-module and a fingerprint scanner. Final assembly iPhone 6s and iPhone 6Li Plus will be made at the facilities of Foxconn and Pegatron.
For the production of the new iPhone will be responsible 7c company Wistron. Judging from the available images, design iPhone 7c is very similar to the previous generation smartphone, the device will also be enclosed in a plastic case.