According to a recent report, the iPhone 15 Pro (tentative name) may have under-the-panel camera (UPC) technology. Apple is believed to be already working on implementing a dual-punch layout for the iPhone 14 Pro, which is rumored to be released later this year. It’s a departure from the current notch design that the Cupertino-based company uses on the iPhone 13 line to house the TrueDepth camera system for face ID, selfies, or video calls.
new report from The Elec mentions that Samsung Display is teaming up with OTI Lumionics to develop a new UPC technology. Samsung may introduce it first on the Galaxy Z Fold 5 before the technology arrives on the Apple iPhone 15 Pro in late 2023. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4, which is expected to be released later this year, may use the current UPC technology. used in the Galaxy Z Fold 3. Existing UPC technology uses a laser drilling method that has been reportedly rejected by Apple.
OTI Lumionics has reportedly developed a new organic cathode patterning material (CPM) that allows “opening microscopic transparent windows in the OLED cathode and pixel layers.” This is believed to make the display completely transparent and allow Apple to place FaceID sensors under the screen. Using this new UPC technology can leave the iPhone 15 Pro display completely free of notches and notches.
The screen sizes of the iPhone 14 series were allegedly recently revealed. The iPhone 14 is speculated to feature a 6.06-inch flexible OLED screen, while the iPhone 14 Pro could have a 6.06-inch LTPO flexible OLED screen. The iPhone 14 Max is said to feature a 6.68-inch flexible OLED screen, while the iPhone 14 Pro Max may have a 6.68-inch LTPO OLED screen. Additionally, there are rumors that the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max may use a new hole-punch cutout instead of the display notch.
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