Nikkei Asian review is in addition to the recent reports that Apple will move to a design of crystal with the iPhone next year 8, while the presentation of reports that the lineup will add a model of 5 inches. Apple previously used a glass design with the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S, but he changed the backs of aluminum with the iPhone 5 through iPhone 7. and an iPhone 5-inch iPhone 8 would add a new option to the current lineup which includes 4.7 inches and most emblematic models of 5.5 inches.
“Apple has decided to temporarily, all the models of 5.5 inches 5 inches and 4.7 inches will have backs of glass, on the basis of metal housings and adopted by the current iPhones, and Biel and the lens, it is likely that it provides all the Rear parts of glass for the new iPhones next year”, said the source.
Last month, KGI separately to communicate that the iPhone 2017 design would shift to a design of glass too. The idea is that the jet black high gloss finish introduced with the iPhone 7 is very popular but difficult to manufacture and prone to the scratches. While the glass can be known to shatter with the impact, the surface holds much better to the scratches.
It is expected that the glass front and back to be combined with a metal casing around the edges similar to the design of the iPhone 4. KGI has predicted that the high-end models could use stainless steel metal while the models of Lower range depend on aluminum. It is also hoped widely the entire glass iPhones from next year to take the screens AMOLED.
While the Nikkei reports that the iPhone 8 will be offered in 4.7 -, 5 and 5.5-Inch Versions, previous reports have indicated the possibility of a version of 5.8 inches. It is also a matter of debate if the iPhone 2017 will introduce a curved screen: KGI seems to think not in hopes that the Nikkei 5.5 inch curved iPhone to go.
At the time of the report, the Nikkei curved screen also mentioned the possibility of a model of iPhone bigger, however, while the last report is based on 4.7 -, 5 and 5.5 inches by now.
Today the presentation of reports of the nikkei reports that the plans could change between now and the launch of the next year of the iPhone 8.
Source | 9to5mac