Analysts from Sigmaintell counted the production capacity of display manufacturers for smartphones and gave a fairly optimistic forecast - to end of next year 40% of smartphones on market will be so-called " frameless " . The there are models with thin frames around the screen.
AT The report says that worldwide shipments of screen ratio of 18: 9 in 2017 was 230 million units. And 200 million was issued in the second half of the year, when and the general fashion began " Frameless " . AND in many of its made the Samsung Display, which made displays for itself, and for Apple. Having combined 2 + 2, in Sigmaintell concluded that in almost half of the smartphone market the next new year, " frameless. " They draw a share of 40% of the market, but at the same time they notice that it can be more.
Interestingly, a couple of months ago, analysts from Suning drew almost this same rosy picture, but from one but. Manufacturers will face lack of displays with resolution of 18: 9, and So They will suffer when they want to change the standard design of the smartphone, as did Apple with under the camera in iPhone X. Therefore, instead of 40% can be as much as 50%, and 30%.
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