Apple Developing iPhone With Curved Display

Apple's entry-level iPad tablet is now compatible with the company's Pencil stylus a device that once only worked with high-end iPad Pro models

Speaking in terms of the display, it will "gradually" curve inward from top to bottom and it's still at least two to three years away. Samsung has successfully been producing phones with curved edge-to-edge displays since the Galaxy S6 Edge made its debut in 2015. The iPhone X's OLED screen curves slightly at the bottom, but the shape is mostly invisible to the human eye.

Apple did not immediately respond to PCMag's request for comment.

People familiar with Apple's plans told Bloomberg Technology Wednesday that the Cupertino giant is developing curved iPhone displays and a new type of technology that would make it possible for users to control an iPhone with touchless gestures. A larger 6.5-inch iPhone will carry an OLED display.

Apple's always been said to be working on new technologies to build into its lineup of iPhones, and today's report out of Bloomberg corroborates these rumors.

Apple knows the smartphone market is becoming more crowded and homogenous, and the company wants to make its iPhones stand out.

With the release of iOS 11.3, we saw a number of useful features added to Apple's mobile operating system. Samsung is already working on a foldable smartphone, while Huawei is seeing increased success in Asia.

That means users will have to keep their gestures close to the display for it to work. Although the iPhone does boast the best camera out of any smartphone, nearly all of their other features have been implemented and mastered by other manufacturers such as Samsung, LG, and Sony. Apple's implementation does not require a motion sensor though. There is a new phone being released every month it seems like, and Apple feels the need to step their game up to compete.

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