Now that we’re just a few months away from the release of the next iPhone, we’ve started to hear about what the next generation of Apple’s most successful product could look like. Case manufacturers and other people ‘closely’ related to the supply chain generally receive a ‘dummy’ of the next iPhones around this time of the year so that whenever the next iPhone comes out, they already have a case/cover ready for it.
Apple to finally ditch LCD Screens
Now, a new report from Nikkei Asian Review has confirmed a bunch of leaks we have seen over the past months. As per the new report, Apple is finally doing away LCD screens from the iPhone in favor of OLED screens. OLED screens are better than LCD screens in terms of contrast, colors, and power-efficiency but are costlier than LCD screens. Up until now, Apple has used LCD screens on the iPhone XR and the iPhone 11.
However, Apple will not include a charger or earbuds in the iPhone 12 box for two reasons. The first one being the cost-saving aspect. Since Apple is going to include a 5G modem (at least in the US, not sure for India) and OLED screens on every iPhone model, they will have to make up for the lower starting price by ditching the charger or earbuds. The second one being the port-less iPhone dream. We’ve been hearing for quite some time that 2021 iPhones might not have any port, and to make people habitual of not having any accessories in the box, Apple might just ditch the accessories this year. Plus, a marketing gimmick for AirPods.
Things might change for India. Since 5G is not coming to India anytime soon, Apple might abandon the 5G modem in Indian versions of the iPhone and include the charger and earpods.