The fashion of big display handsets has been quite well-liked with companies such as Samsung and Apple providing a “Plus” size variant of their yearly flagships. And if the newest report is to be considered, we might see a handset with almost 7 inch screen.
As per a media report, Huawei (the Chinese smartphone maker) has ordered from Samsung 6.9-inch OLED screen panels. The report mentions sources from the display sector, who has unveiled that Samsung is presently displaying samples to Huawei. The firm is anticipated to start full-scale supply in the quarter three of this year.
The report additionally claims that Huawei is anticipated to launch the bigger screen device in the quarter four of this year or the quarter one of next year. The present flagship handset of Huawei, P20 Pro, sports a 6.1-inch screen.
The media report additionally claims that Huawei’s decision to go for the huge display handset is to entice consumers in China. “China employs a big text area of Chinese characters and user favor relatively huge display. Huawei claimed that it is safeguarding the garden with handsets larger than iPhone.”
On a related note, Apple too is aiming to go for a huge display iPhone. The phone is supposedly dubbed as the iPhone X Plus and features an OLED 6.5-inch screen. Till now, the largest display size of Apple is that of iPhone 8 Plus that comprises a 5.5-inch screen. Apart from the 6.5-inch, Apple is anticipated to roll out 2 more handsets in 2018 sporting a 6.1-inch LCD screen. An OLED 5.8-inch screen is anticipated as well. A media report has mentioned a renowned analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo, who has also disclosed the cost brackets of these handsets.
The most affordable iPhone from this year’s lineup, which is anticipated to sport a 6.1-inch LCD screen will have a price tag in the range of $600 to $700.