According to a new analyst report, some issues will interfere with the release date planned by Apple and the LCD iPhone might come later than expected.
The reason why the LCD iPhone will come in delay is that Apple has issues with the “LED backlight leakage” so the release date might be pushed until the problem settles. It is generally believed that the budged LCD-screen iPhone will be launched in October and may of September, according to Morgan Stanley‘ s analyst Katy Huberty who wrote to investors this week. However, we will still get the more expensive and advanced iPhone X and iPhone X Plus in September by Huberty’s words. The two other devices Apple is reportedly planning to launch this year are still on track for a September release, according to Huberty.
“We currently see no delay in the ramp of Apple’s upcoming flagship 5.8″ or 6.5″ OLED iPhones. However suspected issues with LED backlight leakage have caused a one month delay in mass production of the 6.1″ LCD iPhone, although this is down from a 6-week delay baked into the original production forecast, according to suppliers.”
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There have been so many rumors on Apple releasing an iPhone series of three devices that we take it as accurate. The budget iPhone known as iPhone 9 will become the replacement of iPhone 8 while sporting an LCD screen as a cutting-cost measure along with an iPhone X design. Apple is also working on successors to the iPhone X and iPhone X Plus which are also rumored to measure 6.5 inches. According to reports, they will get an OLED screen instead of the LCD one.
The problem Huberty was talking about is mainly based on the LCD iPhone’s backlighting. Because the other two devices feature an OLED screen, they do not need the LED backlighting, so they are not affected at all. In conclusion, they will be available earlier than the LCD-screened model.
As we have been used since the iPhone 5, Apple will release its series of three iPhones in September, more specifically on the first part of the month but with the LCD-screened model missing. There was analysis made based on the delay of the budget iPhone and instead of the six weeks previously announced, it will only be late for four.
If you are not patient enough to wait for a period of four weeks, you can stick to the improved iPhone X and iPhone X Plus.