The Japanese edition Nikkei Asian Review, often providing various information about the new products Apple has published information regarding the line of smartphones iPhone sample 2017.
According to the resource, referring to informed sources, next year the jubilee line iPhone, the Cupertino company will release not two, as was typical in recent years, and just three models. The eldest will be the iPhone 8 Plus with a display diagonal of 5.5 inches. There will also come a completely new 5 inch iPhone 8 and a model with a display diagonal of 4.7 inches.
“Apple has decided that all versions of smartphones with a screen diagonal of 5.5, 5 and 4.7 inches will receive a glass case, different from the present metal iPhone case. Manufacturer of glass panels for the future smartphones will become Biel and Lens Technology,” writes the Nikkei.
The following year, the metal body will not be something unique. Many budget models on Android today get the housings from aluminum alloy, so Apple is working on such a radical innovation. At the moment nobody knows how the company from Cupertino is planning to create a glass case, so you have to be limited only by their imagination and by the imagination of designers.
Informed sources reported that the transition to the new type displays in the iPhone will be gradual. However, the insider insists that all future iPhones will get the new AMOLED displays. While the panels will be very thin and light, which will help to compensate for the weight of the hull, made of glass.
Previously, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported that the smartphone, which will be released after the iPhone 7 is very different from its predecessors the material of the case. Expert, which often publishes trustworthy information, confirms the coming rejection of use of aluminium in favour of glass.