Apple to Include Sharp’s Futuristic p-Si LCDs for iPhone 6
Apple has reportedly selected Sharp’s poly-silicon LCD display for the 2012 iPhone 6, according to Japanese newspaper Nikkan. The rumors about iphone 6 has already resurfaced even before the iPhone 5 is out.
According to Modmyi site, Apple is planning to work with Sharp to produce futuristic, next-generation low-temperature poly-silicon LCD displays. The benefit of the LCD displays will be a lighter-weight and thinner design for the iPhone.
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In other words, it looks like we should expect an improved iPhone 6 screen more than anything else (read: Apple HDTVs) as a result of that patent acquisition. The new LCD screen, specifically a p-Si LCD screen, is described by Toshiba Mobile Display as featuring “low-temperature poly-silicon” technology, a next-generation display format that allows for thinner and lighter screens that consume less power than traditional LCD screens.
According to AppleInsider, Apple to include a low-temperature poly-silicon technology allows for thinner and lighter screens that consume less power than traditional LCD screens.