“LG Display, Toshiba Mobile Display (TMD) and Sharp have been previously tapped as the three suppliers of in-cell touch panels for the new iPhone,” Han and Shen report. “Sony will begin volume production of in-cell touch panels for the new iPhone at the end of May, revealed the sources.”
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MacDailyNews Take: If true, the iPhone is about to get skinny or gain room for extra battery capacity.
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