The Elec“ reports that Apple wants to make its upcoming iPhones thinner and more economical than before. To what extent the rumors actually correspond to the plans of the company is not known. However, they are interesting, especially as they would represent a reversal of the previous trend: The iPhone 11 is thicker than its predecessor.
New display technology from LG
Both innovations are to be achieved by new display technology from the supplier LG. According to the announcement, LG wants to rely on the LTPO technology, which is already used in Apple’s Smartwatches. Thanks to low temperatures, this display technology enables low-energy continuous display operation. The low temperature is in turn achieved by a very low refresh rate, i.e. basically by technical minimalism. With Apple’s Watch, for example, no dynamic displays can be achieved – more than the display of the second hand is simply not possible. This would...