Based on the newest tale by Digitimes, Apple may apparently be shifting away from OLED display technologies for Apple Watch … at the same time frame whilst the iPhone 8 (for 2o17, iPhone 7 may proceed to make use of LCD) assumes OLED. The supply chain source claims Apple is alternatively developing Micro LED sections for Apple Watch, to introduction in late 2017.
It’s uncertain why Apple might shift from OLED on its wearables although concurrently ramping manufacturing because of its flagship iPhones. As often, contemplate any Digitimes statement with a few disbelief as its history of precision is combined.
Micro LED is just a low-power display technology with greater color gamuts and lighting levels than LCD. Micro LED displays are far more battery effective than LCD counterparts simply because they don’t need a backlight (this enables them to become finer).
That said, Micro-LED sections will also be more costly to create than OLED at present. Apple softly obtained LuxVue Technology in 2014 which specific in micro LED improvement. 2 yrs later, it appears Apple is seriously interested in utilizing the elements in delivery items.