Both Japan Display and Sharp have faced financial difficulties, making it difficult for them to ramp up production. Long-term supply contracts with Apple could add billions of dollars to display makers’ sales This model is widely expected to feature glass casing, wireless charging, and a new edge-to-edge screen design, in addition to the latest chips and technologies. “We predict three new iPhone models will be launched in 2017: 5.1-5.2′ OLED, 4.7′ TFT-LCD, and 5.5′ TFT-LCD,” a KGI Securities analyst said. A report revealed the 4.7-inch iPhone 8 may become Apple’s cheapest iPhone next year. Apple is reportedly working on a new type of wireless charging technology that’s not available on any other smartphone. The next iPhone might recharge from across the room.