Apple is now reportedly working on the curved glass touchscreens to implement them in the upcoming next generations devices in the early 2012, iPad 3 or iPhone 5S? A close source to Apple’s manufacturing and chain supply reported the industry seeker Digitimes, that Apple is actively working on the new techniques to fill their devices with a new design and look.
The source has claimed that they heard from the members connected with Apple’s iOS devices manufacturing and supply chain that Apple is prepping to produce next generation iOS devices with curved glass, especially trying to implement the new idea in touch screens. Apple was also rumored that they may produce this year device with curved glass, but we have not seen any evidence for the earlier source claim.
“…Apple reportedly also has bought glass polishing equipment for its suppliers in preparation for the production of devices fitted with curved cover glass. Lens Technology, Fuji Crystal, G-Tech are said to be major cover glass suppliers of Apple. While Lens and Fuji focus on iPhones, G-Tech supplies mainly for iPad.”
The report also suggests that other companies also joing the party with Apple and will use the curved glass in their next generation devices, to compete with the Apple’s iPad and iPhone. Cupertino company is also rumored to use the curve glasses in their retail store and in the space-ship like campus.