(NASDAQ:AAPL)'s iPhones new phone activations is miles ahead of its rival, Samsung.
The iPhone 7 did produce strong sales for Apple, but Apple hasn't said yet whether or not the sale will be enough to reverse its first annual revenue decline in 15 years, which the company reported in October.
The new flagship is usually announced during March at the MWC but Samsung will supposedly delay it until April. Global shipments of the large-screen iPhone is estimated by the Taiwanese suppliers at 60-70 million units for the coming year. The handset has already been confirmed by Samsung to feature a "slick" design and include an optical fingerprint scanner/home button that will be embedded directly into the display of the device, which is expected to feature a bezel-less curved edge screen.More news: Steelers Power Rankings: Week 16
With all things said, it looks like the two tech giants, Samsung and Apple, will be working together to develop the best iPhone that will be hitting the market in 2017.
The brand new 2017 iPhone model will come in three display sizes-4.7 inch, 5.5 inch and 5.8 inch, but only the 5.8 inch model will sport the touch sensitive AMOLED display.
Concerning with the AMOLED and TFT Display panel, Apple will source its AMOLED and TFT Display Panels from TPK holding and General Interface Solution and Samsung Displays. In all probability, they won't switch to the OLED display yet. The announcement is expected to be done in the Month of February at MWC 2017. No, the launch is not scheduled to happen in India but smartphones under the new series will be launched in Kuala Lumpur on January 5th. It'll sport a lovely glass body with 3D touch screen and fingerprint scanning on the display screen. It seems Note7 has not fully managed to deteriorate the trust that customers have come to place in Samsung devices, with NPD Group Inc. hardware analyst Stephen Baker indicating that Android loyalists have simply switched to another high-end option from Samsung. Let us know in a comment below.