Key points of this article that can be seen in 3 lines.
1. A leaker reported that iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus refresh rates will be up to 120Hz.
2. The leaker predicts that China’s BOE will deliver the LTPO-OLED displays for the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus at a cheaper price.
3. BOE may need help to supply the highly challenging OLED displays for the iPhone 15 within a year.
Skeptical attitude towards rumors of 90Hz refresh rate
Majin Bu updated his prediction that the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus refresh rate will be up to 120Hz and reports that this specification will be realized by including BOE’s LTPO – OLED display.
Majin Bu also seems to have talked with Ross Young of DSCC about the possibility that the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus will be equipped with LTPO – OLED displays.
Majin Bu said that if the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus are equipped with an LTPO – OLED display, the maximum refresh rate may be 120Hz, and he is skeptical about the rumor that it will be 90Hz. Shows attitude.
BOE still needs to be able to supply OLED displays for the iPhone 15.
BOE is believed to be planning to increase the supply of OLED displays for the iPhone by offering strategic pricing (low wholesale prices) to Apple.
BOE has made prototypes for OLED displays in the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus. However, there are reports of light leakage around the Dynamic Island, and Apple has yet to approve them for mass production. I was there.
It is hard to believe that we will be able to solve this problem and supply LTPO – OLED displays, which are even more difficult to manufacture for the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus.
Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst at TF International Securities, expected that the Pro series and base models would all support a refresh rate of 120Hz, starting with the iPhone 17 series.