Apple is still interested in developing next-gen Micro LED displays

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Even though we supposedly hit peak iPhone years ago, no one really bothered to tell Apple. On the contrary, Apple continues to spend billions on R&D every year, and the company in recent years has shown a considerable interest in developing next-gen display technologies. Even though the iPhone X represents the first iPhone to ship with an OLED display -- a display which may very well be the best OLED-based smartphone display we've ever seen -- Apple is already angling to figure out what comes next.

Over the past few years, Apple engineers has been busy exploring Micro LED display technology, hardly a surprise given Apple's obsession with developing thinner, lighter, and more energy efficient displays. Just a few months back, Apple reportedly placed an order for a batch of Micro LED displays for testing amid reports that Apple may incorporate the display technology into its product line as early as 2018. Specifically, the next-gen Apple Watch may be the first device to feature Micro LED technology.

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