Rumor has it that iPhone 5 is going to have a 4-inch display

May 21st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

New York, May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are rumors that the size of the screen of Apple’s iPhone 5 handset will increase to 4 inches. Anonymous sources have pointed out that the new iPhone that Apple is expected to unveil this year will feature a larger display than its current models.

Apple’s suppliers have claimed that the company has placed orders for larger display screens. LG Display, Sharp and Japan Display are the companies that will manufacture the new screens. Samsung, one of Apple’s major suppliers and sole distributor of Retina display screen for the company’s third-generation iPad, is not among the list of potential suppliers for the screens. LG Display and Sharp have both previously supplied display screens for Apple.

Japan Display Inc. is a new production created by Japan’s government by negotiating the merger of three separate manufacturing companies. It has been suggested that the new iPhone will feature a larger 4-inch Retina display and 4G LTE compatibility.

It has been estimated that these firms will start producing of 4-inch displays for Apple as soon as next month. Production of the sixth-generation iPhone is expected to begin in August.

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