Apple's next iPhone may ditch 3D Touch

New screen tech may mean the end of 3D Touch on one of this year's new iPhones

This CGS technology essentially relocates the touch module to the surface of the glass rather than on the display panel, where it now sits. It's a complex technology made of specialized sensors integrated into the iPhone's display that determines how hard a user is pressing. As such, in an effort to cut costs, Kuo says Apple may abandon 3D Touch on the upcoming 6.1-inch LCD iPhone.

Apple could be set to fix one of its greatest problems that has plagued its iPhones for years, including the iPhone X - that cracking screen.

The two new models of the iPhone are expected to release in 2018, one with the 5.8 inch OLED iPhone X successor and the other one is the 6.5 inch OLED device to be tagged as iPhone X plus.

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In addition to not having 3D Touch as reported earlier, KGI's Kuo (via Feng) believes that Apple will be using a stronger display glass which will be more impact resistant and lighter. Apple will apparently add a thin-film sensor to the touch film sensor in the CGS. It's unclear at this time what this layer is for, however, it will be increasing the cost of the touch panel by 15%. However, in doing that, Apple will be looking at an increased cost per panel, which could result in hiked prices for the end consumer. One of them was a 6.1-inch emphasis that would acquire components from both the iPhone X and iPhone 8 models.

Apple spent five years developing 3D Touch on its newer iPhone models.

Apple is planning to incorporate the CGS display technology into its future iPhones, including OLED models starting in 2019, 3D Touch might be removed from all future iPhones, as per the KGI reports. The future of 3D Touch is quite uncertain amid leaked reports of Apple's upcoming phones.

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