Dec 31, 2016 04:19 AM EST
IPhone 8 5.8-Inch AMOLED Display To Be Made By Samsung But Won't Be Foldable Like Galaxy S8
Samsung is reported to supply OLED panels to Apple for its iPhone 8 5.8-inch model. Details here!
Samsung OLED Display 2017 is Rumored for Apple iPhone 8
A report suggests that Apple outsources its iPhone's OLED panels to Samsung. While this isn't news anymore, but MacRumors has updated the information after investigating several sources regarding the partnership.
As a reminder, the previous rumor on iPhone 8 hints Apple unveiling three variants, 4.7 inches, 5.5 inches and 5.8 inches and as per AppleInsider report, the largest iPhone 8 will be the only one rocking Samsung's AMOLED display. Furthering the rumor, the production of iPhone 7 successor will begin March 2017.
Apple has also reportedly been testing out several iPhone prototypes and one of them is the alleged curved-display iPhone 8
Apple iPhone 8 Foldable Screen Reports
There have been reports stating that iPhone 8 will feature a foldable display. The speculation surfaced after Apple, Google and Microsoft reportedly plan to obtain the foldable OLED display component from LG, as told by BGR.
Rumor: Apple will ship 60M-70M 5.8" 'iPhone 8' units in 2017 with Samsung-made AMOLED displays https://t.co/svGzI3n5OQ— Nisha Sampath (@geekafterglow) December 30, 2016
However, from what FoxNews has learned, there will not be such design in 2017. This could mean that Samsung may not see any competitor for its bendable Galaxy S8 next year.
It's been reported that Samsung's researchers have been working on bendable VR device with OLED display that can be folded. And according to Forbes, Galaxy S8 might be released in February, during MWC 2017 event.
iPhone 8 Release Date
Apple's pattern in releasing new iPhone isn't that hard to guess. Fans can expect Apple to unveil the iPhone 8 sometime in early September 2017.
Meanwhile, check out iPhone 8 speculations in the video below!