Production of screens for the new iPhone 6 will start in May
From sources Reuters among component suppliers information comes from that mass production of displays for the iPhone 6 will start next month. Expected first production lines to board 4.7 ” panel, and the second – with a diagonal of 5.5″ can be delay. Among the manufacturers of the components are Japan Display, Sharp and LG Display, but representatives declined to comment. Information indicated that the first in early May will begin production in Japan Display their factory in Mobara, Japan. The rest will start in June.
Both the panel, however, will be considerably larger than those used in iPhone 5s 5c and 5 -inch screen, which will allow Apple to compete more successfully with numerous models with Android. Components will use in-cell touch technology that allows them to be thinner than standard panels – this design debuted on the iPhone 5. Namely difficulties in the production of in-cell panels with a diagonal 5.5 ” is the first reason to start producing 4.7 ” module. 5.5 -inch screen expected several months later, but it is possible to change the used sensor technology.