iPhone 5 To Sport a Curved Glass Screen?

News | Wednesday May 18 2011 11:10 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

Taiwanese publication DigiTimes reports that according to their sources, the 
could sport a curved glass screen.
Their sources have also told them that Apple has bought 200 to 300 machines to be used by glass makers.
Cover glass makers are reluctant to commit investment to the purchase of glass cutting equipment due to the high capital involved, said the sources.
There has been no timetable yet for the volume production of iPhone 5 as Apple is currently still working with related suppliers including those involved in cover glass, glass cutting, lamination and touch sensors to improve yield rates, the sources commented.
Apple has used curved-glass in the previous generation iPod Nano. We have also seen curved-glass used in Android based smartphones like Samsung Nexus S. Samsung claims that research has shown that a curved display improved perceived usability over a perfectly flat display.
So far we’ve heard conflicting reports about next generation iPhone ’s form factor. According to some reports,
. While, some reports claim that
such as faster processor, 8-megapixel camera etc. just like
, but won’t feature an all-new design and will look like iPhone 4.
could feature a curved glass screen. Do you like the idea? Let us know in the comments.

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