New images have appeared today providing us a better take a look at the supposed next-generation iPhone display panel initially revealed in earlier leaks (via MacRumors).

The images do not expose any brand-new information, however do provide us a better look at the part that appears to include new elements thought to be connected to the addition of Apple’s Force Touch display technology.


Today’s report points out that the source of the images declares the display panel for the iPhone 6S is a little thicker and much heavier than the previous generation, however the increases are small enough that users likely would not notice the modification.

In addition to a new mysterious chip on the panel that was formerly revealed in previous leakages of the very same part, the increase in thickness and weight is likewise believed to be connected to the addition of Apple’s pressure delicate Force Touch screen technology that first debuted in the Apple Watch.

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We reported previously that the iPhone 6S would be nearly similar in design to the present generation iPhone 6 with extremely minor increases in density likely too minimal to see. We did expose, nevertheless, several modifications prepared for the internals of the device consisting of a new mounting structure.

This isn’t really the very first time we’ve heard that the iPhone might get a small increase in thickness. Previous reports asserted the next generation iPhone could be 0.15 mm longer and 0.2 mm thicker, enough to maybe conceal that extending camera lens from the iPhone 6 or accommodate Force Touch, but probably insufficient for the typical user to observe or to cause any debate.

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