Tag Archives: display

iPhone 8 display assembly spotted in the wild, no Touch ID in sight

Last we heard, the highly anticipated anniversary iPhone 8 is still on track for a September announcement and a very limited November-December initial release. That hopeful report was quickly followed up by reputable industry insider tips that production of the Apple crown jewel has indeed started, meaning part leaks are inbound as well!   iPhone 8 screen assembly Enter the first couple of live ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Bezel-Less Display, Facial Recognition Features Spotted in HomePod Firmware

Apple itself has left a clue about what you could expect in at least one of the iPhone models it plans to launch later this year, expected to be the iPhone 8. Mentioned in the smart speaker HomePod’s firmware is a face unlock feature for the iPhone, which would allow customers to get past the lock screen by just looking at ... Read More »

Apple to pump $2.7 billion in LG Display to secure OLED panels for future iPhones

According to a new report out of South Korea today, Apple is investing KRW 3 trillion (about $2.7 billion) in LG Display. The point of this is to ensure a stable supply of OLED panels for future iPhones, the ones coming in 2018 and beyond. We’ve already heard that Apple plans on going OLED-only for its handsets starting next year, and this ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C10 pictured with Always On Display

The Samsung Galaxy C10, the company’s first dual-camera phone, is shaping up to be one of the hottest premium mid-rangers. The latest addition on its already impressive spec sheet is Always On Display (AOD). This feature has been making its way down the ladder and is available on the 2017 editions of the A-Series and more recently the new J-series too. It ... Read More »

Google Pixel XL 2 Tipped to Feature Always On Ambient Display and More

It seems like we are getting more and more details about the anticipated Google Pixel XL 2 smartphone with every passing day now. After the leaked renders of the yet-to-be-announced smartphone popped up earlier this month, the new information suggests that the handset will feature an Always On display mode, multiple display profiles, and ability to use squeeze features even when the ... Read More »

Google might soon update Pixel devices with always-on mode for Ambient Display

  An APK breakdown performed by XDA Developers suggests that Google might be working on an always-on mode for Ambient Display. Currently, on Pixel and Nexus devices, Ambient Display is a way to glance at notifications via a black and white screen that activates when taken out of a pocket or pulses when a notification comes in. Google is actively working toward ... Read More »

Vivo Unveils ‘Under Display Fingerprint Scanning Solution’ Based on Qualcomm Tech

HIGHLIGHTS The scanner works under 1.2mm of OLED display stacks Vivo also showed off new DSP Photography Solution Also unveiled was a new Hi-Fi audio solution Vivo on Wednesday at the start of MWC Shanghai 2017 showcased its new Under Display Fingerprint Scanning Solution based on Qualcomm’s tech. Alongside, Vivo also unveiled its Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Photography Solution targeted ... Read More »

High-end Sharp smartphone spotted on GFXBench; unusual display expected

The recent happenings in the smartphone space has made it clear that Sharp is working on a high-end smartphone. We have already seen the device visiting the Geekbench database. Now, the smartphone seems to have visited the GFXBench database. Going by a report on MyDrivers citing the benchmark database, Sharp’s high-end smartphone that will mark the company’s comeback into the ... Read More »

LG May Use OLED Display on Its V30 Premium Smartphone: Report

LG raised the bar for premium Android smartphones earlier this year with its flagship G6 which was the first to sport the company’s FullVision display with an 18:9 (or 2:1) aspect ratio. If a new report from South Korea is to be believed then LG may opt for OLED panel for its next premium smartphone, the V30. The move to ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 With OLED Display Gets Briefly Listed on Company Site

Xiaomi may have spilled the beans for its ‘unannounced’ Redmi Pro 2 smartphone which was reportedly listed for a brief period on its China site. Based on the listing, the Redmi Pro 2 will be priced at CNY 1,199 (roughly Rs. 11,500) in China. The online listing at Mi.com, was soon pulled down, also included some innards like 5.5-inch OLED ... Read More »