One of the Executive Directors of the Foxconn Rongsheng Luo (Luo Zhongshang) explained why the iPhone 8 may not be cheap. According to him, the reason is the complexity of manufacturing OLED displays.
As informs Chinese resource MyDrivers, the head of Foxconn said that the iPhone Apple decided to use a frameless OLED display, with a notch at the top, which will be located front camera and scanner recognition. It is because of this seizure have a special way to cut OLED panel, and as a result this greatly complicates the manufacture of screens.
According to Rongsheng, because of the need to cut the screen in a special way, 40% of the OLED panels to be defective. Therefore, their production in the right amount of Apple is not only wasteful of time and resources, but also costly. As a result, ready iPhone 8 will cost wishing at least $1000.
It is noteworthy that interviews with Dongchangan on MyDrivers almost immediately, it was removed. Probably at the request of Foxconn, or Apple.
Recall that around the upcoming release of the iPhone 8 has already gathered a considerable amount of rumors. According to recent reports Apple has already started mass Assembly of new smartphones in order to prepare a sufficient number of devices for presentation in September.