Menu
Matt Damon is Jason Bourne Again

Matt Damon is Jason Bourne Again

Galaxy Note 4 Screen is the World's Best

Galaxy Note 4 Screen is the World's Best

Iggy Azalea Sex Tape Controversy Heats Up

Iggy Azalea Sex Tape Controversy Heats Up

Paris Hilton just bought the Cutest and Smallest Dog

Paris Hilton just bought the Cutest and Smallest Dog

Kim Kardashian Flames Media about Kanye West Attack

Kim Kardashian Flames Media about Kanye West Attack

iPhone 5 Supply Shortage because of In-Cell Touch Panel Issues?

Jul 31 2012, 7:37am CDT | by

New supply chain rumor says that new In-Cell Touch Panels have low yield rate that could cause iPhone 5 shortage.

iPhone 5 Supply Shortage because of In-Cell Touch Panel Issues?
 
 

YouTube Videos Comments

Full Story

iPhone 5 Supply Shortage because of In-Cell Touch Panel Issues?

The new iPhone will have not only a larger screen, but also a new display technology. The new In-Cell touch panels are thinner and lighter as they have one layer less. Digitimes reports today about rumors from the display supply chain that talk about low yield rates of in-cell touch panels.

The yield rates are so bad that makers Japan Display, LG Display and Sharp even got already a subsidy offer from Apple in the range of $10-$15.

If matters get worse Apple might have to use the old touchscreen technology for the new iPhone. I just hope there will not be two different iPhone 5 hardware models. One with In-Cell and one with full-lamination. This would cause a lot of confusion for iPhone customers.

 

You Might Also Like

Updates


Sponsored Update


Advertisement


More From the Web

Shopping Deals

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Apple Watch&#039;s Force Touch spells Future of iPhone and iPad
Apple Watch's Force Touch spells Future of iPhone and iPad
The Apple Watch is packed with innovation and features. Digital Crown and the Taptic engine have been talked a lot about. The new Force Touch capability is possibly even more powerful on the iPhone 7 and iPad Air 3.
 
 
George Clooney will get the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes 2015
George Clooney will get the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes 2015
Golden Globes 2015 news: Four-time Golden Globe Award-winner George Clooney will be honored with the 2015 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe® Awards on Sunday, January 11, 2015.
 
 
New iPhones sold in Record Amounts in a Single Day
New iPhones sold in Record New Amounts
The new iPhones from Apple, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, sold in record amounts as regard their pre-orders in the span of a single day.
 
 
Cara Delevingne wears no Bra at Burberry Show
Cara Delevingne wears no Bra at Burberry Show
Cara Delevingne attended the Burberry Fashion show in London. She did not walk the runway, but stunned in a very sexy suit that gave deep insights.
 
 
 

About the Geek Mind

The “geek mind” is concerned with more than just the latest iPhone rumors, or which company will win the gaming console wars. I4U is concerned with more than just the latest photo shoot or other celebrity gossip.

The “geek mind” is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets. The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year. The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants—needs—knowledge.

Read more about The Geek Mind.