Recharging an iPhone Every Day Could Soon Be History
One of the biggest drawbacks of smartphones, in general, and iPhones, in particular, is battery life, with manufacturers going for different approaches in an attempt to offer more juice per charge.
While Samsung has substantially increased battery capacity on the recently-released Galaxy Note 9, Apple might be going for another method to improve battery life, and it’s all thanks to its transition to OLED screens.
A report from IHS Markit indicates that the Cupertino-based tech giant is currently considering a substantial upgrade to its display tech that would essentially come down to replacing low-temperature polysilicon thin-film transistors (LTPS TFT) with low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) backplanes.
While it may sound like rocket science for many, such a change would essentially allow Apple to better optimize display power usage,… (read more)