Apple is planning a cheaper iPhone X. Reportedly, it will have an LCD screen instead of an OLED screen because of cost issues. The phone is expected to arrive in 2018.
Cheap iPhone X
The media quoted sources as saying that the iPhone 8 is definitely not the last iPhone to use the LCD screen because next year Apple will bring a new iPhone equipped with an LCD screen that will cut costs dramatically.
It is said that Apple is preparing cheap iPhone X version and will change the screen from OLED to LCD. The resolution will shrink, but on the whole, some features of iPhone X will be inherited. Finally, we are concerned about the price. The price of the cheap version of iPhone X is said to be basically the same as the current iPhone 8 series.
Ming-Chi Kuo latest investor report said the iPhone did not fully switch to the OLED screen. LG / Sharp and other manufacturers of OLED screen technology have not fully caught up in terms of capacity and with the Samsung, Apple will not switch substantially.
In addition, Ming-Chi Kuo predicted that Apple will launch Plus version of iPhone X next year, the screen is still using the OLED material. The same configuration will improve, but will not use the back-end TrueDepth camera. Next year, Apple’s all-new iPhone will abandon the Touch ID. Ming-Chi Kuo also pointed out that next year Face ID may also be installed on the new iPad Pro.