The total display size of the iPhone 8 will be 5.8 inches, however, the main screen will have a diagonal 5.15 in
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (Ming-Chi Kuo) made a new statement, which referred to the future of the iPhone 8 with OLED display.
According to him, the display will occupy the entire front of the device, its overall diagonal is 5.8 inches at a resolution of 2800 x 1242 pixel. However, the main display will have a diagonal of only 5.15 inches at a resolution of 2436 x 1125 pixels, while the remaining part will be reserved for the virtual buttons.
This confirms previous rumors that Apple refused to use the Home button and it built-in fingerprint sensor.
Ming-Chi Kuo adds that the iPhone 8 in size will be comparable to previously released iPhones, which are equipped with displays a diagonal of 4.7 inches.
Once again repeated information that Apple will release the iPhone 7s iPhone 7s Plus with LCD displays with a diagonal of 4.7 and 5.5 inches, respectively. But the analyst argues that the focus due to the large number of innovations will be focused to iPhone 8.
In addition, the price of which can exceed $ 1,000, will not have a negative impact on sales of the new smartphone, says KGI Securities. According to the company, in the second half of the year will be sold 100 million iPhones, including 60 million new iPhone 8.