iPhone12S with new display reduces power consumption by 16%

iPhone12S with new display reduces power consumption by 16%

The iPhone 12S series (tentative name) that will debut this fall will not only use LTPO panels on the two high-end versions, but the luminescent materials of the display will also be upgraded simultaneously. According to reports from South Korean media, the iPhone 12S series will use the same M11 luminescent material display as the Samsung S21 Ultra, which can reduce power consumption by 16%. At the same time, in terms of cameras, the new iPhone will be fully replaced with a CIS with a larger photosensitive area. It has even begun sampling and testing the HM4 sensor that Samsung has not yet released. It is said to be able to support 12bit image output, but whether it will eventually be used this year. There is exact information.

iPhone12S with new display reduces power consumption by 16%
Upgrade M11 luminescent material to reduce power consumption

According to a report by the Korean media thelec, Samsung Display has officially announced the launch of a new low-power OLED panel. The biggest feature is the use of M11 luminescent materials, which can increase the speed of electrons in the organic material layer, thereby improving luminous efficiency. At the same time, the power consumption is reduced by 16%, which ultimately helps the smartphone to obtain longer battery life. More importantly, the models using M11 luminescent material display not only include the first Samsung S21 Ultra, but also according to the Korean media, the iPhone 12S series that will debut in the second half of the year will also use the same M11 display.

Although it is still unclear whether the iPhone 12S series is equipped with M11 luminescent material displays as standard, at least two high-end versions can be confirmed with the use of LTPO backplane technology to bring 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, supplemented by lower power consumption The M11 luminescent material display, as well as the use of battery soft board technology and increased battery capacity, will undoubtedly have a more anticipated performance in terms of battery life.

Sampling test Samsung HM4 sensor
Sampling test Samsung HM4 sensor

It is worth noting that although the iPhone used Sony’s customized sensor for the camera in the past, it seems to have changed this year. According to netizens’ revelations in a Korean forum, Apple is sampling and testing Samsung’s unreleased new sensor. The alleged model is HM4, which is a derivative version of HM3 carried by Samsung S21 Ultra, but it has not reached 100 million pixel output. ability.

Previously, there have been rumors that Samsung’s new CIS (CMOS image sensor), tentatively named HM4, has entered sample tests and can also support 12bit image output. However, it is still unclear whether Apple intends to try Samsung’s sensors on the iPhone 12S series, but according to internal sources, the ISOCELL sensor designed by Samsung LSI is about to take off, and it is possible to use the RGBW arrangement, so even this year Apple is too late to load it on the new machine, but perhaps Samsung sensors will appear on the next-generation iPhone next year.

Touch ID returns to suspense

As for the iPhone 12S series that debuted this year, there will still be three sizes and four models. The main changes include the use of the front lens and the integration of components to reduce the area of ​​the bangs, and the comprehensive upgrade of the camera function, which will all be equipped with Sensor-Shift optics. Anti-shake technology. The two high-end versions will use the CIS with a larger photosensitive area, while the two basic models will use the CIS of the iPhone 12 Pro series.

In terms of the memory capacity of the iPhone 12S series, only the Mini version will still have 4GB of memory, while the other three models will all have a 6GB configuration. However, for the claim that Touch ID may return, only analyst Ming-Chi Kuo mentioned it last year And, there is no relevant news out of the supply chain for the time being, so the iPhone 12S series has both Face ID and Touch ID functions, which can only be described as suspense.