Apple, the originator of the smartphone concept is at present facing a tough challenge from other smartphone manufacturers, who have left Applebehind in this cutthroat race for supremacy in the global mobile market. Undoubtedly Apple, has its own loyal fan base, but its range of enlarge its market base and proliferate further. There are many causes behind it and two of the most important amongst them being: price (as Apple products are expensive) and lack of innovation in their range of products. This has also adversely affected the share price of Apple and therefore this Cupertino based company is making the best effort to come back with a bang in 2014 with the release of iPhone 6.
This fact makes iPhone 6 one of the most anticipated smartphones of 2014 and led the tech buffs to envision the probable features of this phone so that it can provide a tough challenge to other brands. On March, 2013 Apple has received a patent from the US Patent and Trademark Office which states Apple is the sole owner of a future iPhone that will have a wraparound display. It also stated that this technology will be also used in iWatch. This piece of info was enough for the tech buffs to envisage that it is iPhone 6 that will have this awesome feature.
A wraparound screen would imply that the touch screen will be extended to the two sides of the phone, replacing the physical keys present on the sides with virtual keys. Therefore, the functions that can be conducted from the side panels of the iPhone will be increased further. The main idea behind introducing this concept is that in the last few years the functionalities of the mobile phones have increased a lot. Therefore, the developers want to make the best use of the available space so that the phone becomes much more user friendly.
However, there is no denying the fact that introduction of such technology would impact the price of iPhone 6. It will definitely have a much higher price than iPhone 5c and therefore Apple has to find out innovative ways to market the product well so that it gets the appreciation that it deserves. Other manufacturers are also trying to pull the best innovations in the market with their beasts smartphones and similar is expected with upcoming LG G3, Nexus 6, Xperia Z3 and Galaxy S6 smartphones and the interesting thing is that, all of these smartphone will appear in the market in the gap of a month or few days. Moreover, there isalso news about the iPhone 6 coming with a sapphire screen, but it is also questionable whether the aforementioned technology can be merged with the sapphire screen. We will keep updating our readers as soon as we get to hear more news about iPhone 6.