According to Korean publication The Investor, LG will be responsible for producing a new generation L-shaped battery for the 2018 iPhones, in addition, the electronics company is also said to making the OLED displays for this years iPhones. 


The report claims that the brand new “L-shaped” battery will be produced by LG Chem, is the battery-making unit of LG Group. The battery comes in a single cell and has increased capacity over current rectangle iPhone batteries with two battery cells.

The brand new “L-shaped” battery will be produced by LG Chem, the battery-making unit of LG Group. The battery comes in a single cell and has increased capacity over current rectangle iPhone batteries with two battery cells. 

Back July of last year, where another South Korean news outlet The Korea Economic Daily, which wrote the same report, LG Chemical is expected to be the sole supplier of batteries for Apple's iPhone 9. Citing from industry insiders, which LG has made a sizable investment and production is expected to begin in 2018.

Altogether the new generation L-shaped battery plus a more efficient A-series system on a chip could mean that Apple is trying to find better battery design that can prevent iPhones from unexpected shutdown rather than be slowing down these smartphones.

Via 9to5Mac, Image Credit CNET

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