Apple is delaying the release of its own system on a chip capacitive touchscreen controller TDDI (Touch and Display Driver Integration). This became known after Cupertino Synaptics made the order for the supply of chips for LCD displays iPhone release in 2016.
According Dailycomm citing industry sources, the development of corporate TDDI-Apple is behind schedule, so the company ordered a similar product from Synaptics. After the latter bought the Japanese manufacturer Renesas SP Drivers (RSP), she became the sole supplier of display control chips for the iPhone.
Synaptics seeks to maintain cooperation with Apple, but do not cease rumors about the plans of the company from Cupertino to reduce its dependence on the partner. At the beginning of last year the Corporation was negotiating with Renesas about buying one of the units of the company responsible for the production of microchips for mobile displays used in iPhone, iPad and other electronic devices. Development companies could help the American manufacturer “to improve the clarity of the display image and increase the battery life of the” iOS-devices. However, the company did not come to an agreement.
2016 promises to be rich in varieties of iPhone. From the Asian suppliers of components, it became known that the iPhone 7 will be offered in three versions: a 4.7-inch iPhone 7, a 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus and 4-inch metal iPhone 7c.
According to some reports, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are based on A10 processor and amount of RAM in the first smartphone is 2 GB (the same of the current iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus), and the second — 3 GB. A series of changes will be the appearance of the units: declared, if the iPhone 7 is very committed to slim in 6 mm.