Apple previously released the most-awaited iPhone 13. However, some users were disappointed with it. Here’s why it needs the 120Hz display.
iPhone 13 is one of the most-awaited handsets since it is the predecessor of the current iPhone 12. However, Apple really let many fans down since they noticed that the new mobile device only received a few upgrades and enhancements.
The rumors so far point towards the iPhone 13 coming with an upgraded chipset, smaller notch, improved cameras, and potentially the return of Touch ID under the display. But the most interesting upgrade that the iPhone 13 could have a high refresh rate 120Hz display.
Such a display was predicted for the iPhone 12, the Pro models at least, but it didn’t happen. As impressive as the iPhone 12 Pro Max is, with its high-end cameras and flat-edged design, its OLED display still has a 60Hz refresh rate. And that was a crying shame in my eyes. If the new iPhone 13 and other next-gen Apple handsets would have this, they can increase user experience drastically.
As of the moment, there are only a few mobile gadgets that were able to receive the whopping 120Hz refresh rate, and the latest iPhone models are not one of them. Apple also didn’t confirm if the new iPhone 13 and its upcoming models such as Pro and other advanced versions would have the 120Hz screen display.
Why iPhone 12’s Predecessor Needs a 120Hz Screen Display?
Other than the smoothness, there are other reasons why an LTPO 120Hz display on the iPhone 13 would be compelling. Right now, various companies were able to develop phones with high refresh rate displays for over two years now. However, these handsets’ display technologies were not that smooth since they use their battery powers quickly.
On the other hand, it is believed that not many apps were able to take advantage of their high refresh rates. This means that phone creators need to witch refresh rates and extra hardware between the phone and its display. And now, smartphone developers were able to fix this by creating some models that allow dynamic refresh rates, with screens able to scale back from 120Hz down to a mere 1Hz to save battery life and not impose an unnatural form of motion on movies and video content.
Right now, this technology can only be found in smartphone brands such as Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra and the OnePlus 9 Pro. On the other hand, Apple still hasn’t confirmed if it will also adopt the same technology for its latest iPhone model. However, some rumors claimed that the tech giant manufacturer’s decision to wait could mean that it is also working on a higher-end display technology better than the current 120Hz.
Avi Greengart, a Techsnoponential analyst, said that “Apple will demand extremely tight tolerances from Samsung Display on the panels, and it will brand them as ProMotion — just like the variable refresh displays on the iPad Pro.”
The smartphone expert added that “beyond that, Apple does not need to do anything to set its individual components apart; the iPhone is a differentiated system in software, silicon, user interface, and ecosystem.”