“LG Display has started mass production of a new and thinner display, widely speculated to be for use in Apple Inc’s next iPhone, and the display’s production schedule remains in line with customers’ product release plans, LG’s chief executive said,” Miyoung Kim reports for Reuters.

“‘We just began mass production and we don’t expect any disruption in supplies,’ Han Sang-beom, chief executive of LG Display, a panel supplier for Apple products, told reporters late on Wednesday,” Kim reports. “His comments were embargoed until early Thursday morning. Apple is planning a major product launch on September 12, stoking speculation that the world’s most valuable technology company will announce the sale of its redesigned iPhone.”

Kim reports, “Sources have told Reuters that the panels for the new iPhone will be 4 inches corner to corner — 30 percent bigger than current iPhones. The iPhone screens will also be thinner than previous versions with the use of so-called in-cell panels.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Brawndo Drinker” and “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]