Today's sources stated that because of the large size and large number of pixels in the 6.1-inch LCD, if the touch panel adopts an In-Cell or On-Cell design, the pixels cannot meet the requirements. So Apple can only choose an external touch panel, which means thisiPhoneThe panel process of X will be OGS, GFF or GG.
As a result of this change, suppliers of external touch panels, such as Yu Hong and Yee Shing, will benefit from this. The two companies are now providing 3D touch-sensing fit services for Apple, so if you want to open the business of external touch panels, In order to meet the demand for new products in the second half of the year, we need to modify the existing production lines before the second quarter. But so far, Apple does not have any action on the touch panel.
Some friends may not understand In-Cell, On-Cell, and external touch panels. In-Cell integrates the touch panel and the display so that the thickness is smaller and the display can be directly attached to the protective glass. , The display effect is better, and the thickness of the entire panel is also thinner. On-Cell is not directly integrated, and the touch and display parts are still independent, but the touch panel is embedded in the display, so although not as thin as In-Cell, the display effect is consistent.
Starting from iPhone 5, Apple has used In-Cell technology on all iPhones, but people do not have to worry about the use of external touch panels will result in reduced display, iPad Pro and other products are used GFF external touchpad.