According to rumors, the first time Apple would be working on the development of its own screens with MicroLED technology , which remains a secret yet, since it works discreetly from laboratories in California.
It is thought that the Cupertino company would be working on a new generation of panels MicroLED to test such technology, which works through light emitting compounds like screens OLED from the actuality. This, in order to use this technology more in the future.
The introduction of this mechanism in the operation of the mobile devices would be an important advance, since it would allow the equipment to be Thinner , brighter and that the energy consumption was lower . However, the development of these screens has been very complex, although lately the ingeneros have achieved greater achievements.
Late last year, Apple created a screen MicroLED for smartwatches, which meant a great achievement for the company, but it is unknown if this same technology could work on devices, so the company is still working to achieve it.
It is assumed that the idea of developing this technology is to end the dependence of the company with screen developers as Samsung Display , Japan Display , Sharp Corp. , Y LG Display . In fact, the mere announcement of this rumor, has generated the fall of the shares of these companies.
Until now, they assure that of the three iPnohes that Apple will launch this year, at least two will have screens OLED .
Source | Bloomberg