Us-based Consumer Reports recently said after an experiment that the iPhone X is inferior to other smartphones in terms of durability and battery life. "This means Apple could be forced to reveal too many of its product plans to a rival, which would be a concern", Chiou said.
"We tumbled three samples of the iPhone X. The first was fine after 50 drops, but the glass on the back was significantly cracked after 100". The bigger OLED iPhone will likely take the iPhone X's spot as the most expensive iPhone, meanwhile the smaller 5.8-inch version may end up being around the same price as the iPhone 8 Plus at launch. This is hardly surprising, as Apple has been using LG Display-made LCD panels on its iPhones for years. Casetek now supplies Apple with LCD screens for its iPads, so it could also be tapped by Apple to supply the new iPhone model with LCD panels. Nikkei says Apple is reluctant to switch entirely to OLED in 2018 due to the fear of becoming over-reliant on Samsung. These sources spoke with Nikkei and the information does fit in well with some things that KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has stated previously. Additional reports from Nikkei and Nomura Securities Co. The only difference is Kuo's prediction that the largest model for 2018 would come with a 6.5-inch OLED display, and it could be given the moniker of "iPhone X Plus". The 5.8-inch OLED iPhone would offer a pixel density of 458ppi, same as the current iPhone X. The 6.5-inch OLED iPhone would have a pixel density of 480-500ppi.
First spotted by GizmoChina, Nomura claims that LCD display iPhone which is expected to launch in 2018 will feature an edge-to-edge design similar to the iPhone X. There will be a single camera setup on the rear and is also expected to come with FaceID feature. Kuo, however, stated that all three 2018 models would debut with full-screen, edge-to-edge displays and the TrueDepth camera system that's now featured on the 10th anniversary iPhone.