The next iPhone adopts large-sized curved glass, furthermore possibility of mounting a pressure-sensitive sensor
Apple plans to adopt a large curved glass display for the new iPhone and there is a possibility of mounting a pressure sensitive sensor that can clearly sense the strength of touch pressure,BloombergI am clarifying.
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This information is information from Apple stakeholders familiar with the iPhone development project. According to the person's story, the next iPhone is being developed for the second half of 2014 release,"GALAXY Round" which is the world's first curved display adopted smartphoneFollowing the adoption of curved glass for the next iPhone, the display is upsized to 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches. By releasing two models of the largest size in the past,Samsung announced in September 5.7 inch Galaxy Note 3It is said that it is a strategy against rival smartphones from other companies.
In addition, although the electrostatic type is adopted as the touch system of the iPhone 5s and 5c, according to Apple officials, a pressure sensitive type sensor which can recognize the strength of touch more precisely for the next iPhone is under development. If the development of the sensor is not in time for the next model release, it is planned to be implemented in the latter model.
The next iPhone release is said to be around the third quarter of 2014, but Apple's spokesperson Natalie Kelis said he refused to comment on this information.