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WSJ: Next iPhone to incorporate in-cell technology for thinner display


Posted by Andru Edwards - Categories: Cell Phones, Displays, Rumors


iPhone 5 in-cell

This morning The Wall Street Journal published a story focusing on the screen of the upcoming next-generation iPhone. According to sources, Apple will be switching to "in-cell technology," using panels from LG, Display Inc., and Sharp. The advantage of in-cell displays over the current capacitive touchscreens is that it removes the top touch layer that you find on the device, making them thinner and lighter. This can result in a display that is half a millimeter thinner. Apple is notoriously picky about the thinness of its products, and anything that can help shave off a bit of width is likely something the company would at least consider.


Read More | WSJ

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