Next iPhone to Adopt In-Cell Touch Panels?

Posted April 20, 2012 at 6:22am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 15615 views
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Apple's next generation will reportedly adopt in-cell touch panels developed by Sharp and Toshiba, according to a DigiTimes report.

An improvement in yield rates of the in-cell touch panels at Sharp and TMD has persuaded Apple to choose to cooperate with Japan-based panel makers, the sources noted. Sharp will produce the in-cell panels at its 5.5G lines, while TMD will utilize its 6G lines for production, indicated the sources, adding that the two makers will begin to ramp up in-cell panel production in the second quarter of 2012.

CNET notes that "in-cell multitouch technology integrates touch into the thin-film transistor (TFT) LCD manufacturing process, obviating the need for additional sensors and glass. This reduces the weight of the device, among other benefits."

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Salvatore - July 22, 2014 at 12:33pm
Stop speculating already. Just get some asian to hook us up with a pic of it, that's all.
Art mak - April 24, 2012 at 12:39am
Sharp makes the best phones
Balgassm - April 23, 2012 at 11:47am
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