iphoneRumor has it that Apple might soon replace its in-cell touch panel display in exchange for a better one for its next-generation iPhone. According to The China Times, Apple is eyeing on the display technology of Innolux. Innolux, officially called Chimei Innolux Corporation, is a Taiwanese TFT-LCD panel manufacturer that has long been a supplier for Apple. The Chinese publication reports that Innolux’s display technology, called “Touch On Display,” is currently being considered by Apple. The China Times says that Apple’s current in-cell technology has “interference¬†problems” which causes touch sensitivity issues.

On the other hand, Innolux’s Touch On Display (TOD) reportedly offers a “good” touch sensitivity and minimal thickness. It’s important to note that this is merely a rumor that has to be confirmed. So far, neither Apple nor Innolux is confirming the report. The next iPhone might be just around the corner. It was not so long ago when a purported iPhone 5S casing was leaked by a French technology website. We’re even hearing reports that Apple is already testing an iPhone 6. Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White also believes that Apple will release an iPhone 5S soon, that will feature more color options and will arrive in two sizes.

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Key SpecsiPhone 6iPhone 5siPhone 5
Status(Highly) SpeculativeReleasedReleased
Resolution1704x9601136x6401136x640
Size (Diagonal, Inches)4.7"4"4"
Processor NameA8
2-core
2 GHz
A6
2-core
1.3 GHz
A6
2-core
1.3 GHz
Max. Total Storage Capacity128 GB64 GB64 GB
Megapixels8 MP8 MP8 MP
Battery Capacity (mAh)1850 mAh1560 mAh1440 mAh
Street Price$650$649$549
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