Apple may abandon plans to release iPhone 9 with a display diagonal of 5.28 inches
At the moment the maximum display size of smartphones family iPhone is 5.5 inches. Increased demand for mobile devices with large displays will lead to the fact that Apple may revise its plans for the next year.
In may came the information that Samsung Display has already signed an agreement with Apple to supply OLED displays for smartphone iPhone 9, which will be released only in autumn next year.
At that time it was reported that iPhone 9 will be available in two versions with OLED display diagonal of 5.28 and 6.46 inches. Now sources say that Apple has abandoned plans to release smartphone with a display diagonal of 5.28 inches.
Instead, the market will appear the new iPhone with a screen diagonal of 5.85 and 6.46 inches. Recall, the iPhone 8 should be the first among smartphones to Apple OLED display diagonal of 5.85 inches.
This year, Samsung needs to ship about 70 million OLED displays for smartphones iPhone 8, next year, shipments will grow to 170 million displays.