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A foldable iPhone is reportedly in the works for 2023

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Richard Drew/AP Apple's iPhone could get a completely different form factor in just two years. A foldable iPhone is expected as early as 2023, according to a note from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The phone would be larger than ever — in the seven-to-eight inch range — according to Kuo. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Apple's most important product, the iPhone, could be getting a major new form factor in the next few years.A foldable iPhone could ...
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Kuo: Apple Could Launch Foldable iPhone With 7.5–8 Inch Display in 2023

In a wide-ranging research note today outlining a roadmap for the iPhone lineup, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo shared a tidbit on Apple's foldable ‌iPhone‌ plans, indicating that the company could launch a device with a 7.5–8 inch display in 2023. A 2023 launch would be dependent on Apple being able to solve "key technology and mass production issues" this year. He says the product has "not yet officially kicked off," so it appears to still be in the research stage and previous rumors have indicated A...
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New Report Lends Credence to Rumors of Foldable Google Pixel Phone Launching This Year

With more and more Android smartphone vendors coming out with their take on the foldable phone concept, and Apple rumors swirling about a possible future foldable iPhone, Google appears keen to get in on the act as soon as this year with its first foldable Pixel device. MacRumors concept render According to a new report by The Elec, Samsung is in the process of developing in-folding foldable OLED panels to supply to Oppo, Xiaomi, and Google. The panels are said to be destined for use in devi...
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Huawei Unveils $2,800 Foldable 'Mate X2' Smartphone With Dual-Screen Redesign

Chinese smartphone company Huawei has today unveiled its latest foldable smartphone, the Mate X2, at a special event in China. The successor to 2019's Mate X, the phone has received a radical redesign and now features a large uninterrupted 8-inch screen that folds inwards, rather than having the main display on the exterior, as with the original device. The main screen uses a 180Hz display with an 8:7.1 aspect ratio, and when the phone is folded, a second 6.45-inch display (with a 12:9 aspec...
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LG Reportedly Assisting Apple on Foldable Display Development

Apple has commissioned LG Display to develop a display panel destined for a foldable iPhone, according to the Chinese-language version of DigiTimes. Citing industry sources, DigiTimes claims that LG Display is assisting Apple with the development of a foldable OLED display panel for an ‌iPhone‌. It is not clear, however, if LG Display will supply Apple with this display panel for mass production once it has been developed. Samsung has been rumored to be Apple's supplier of choice for an OLED...
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Apple May Launch 7-Inch Foldable iPhone With Apple Pencil Support in 2023

Apple may launch a foldable iPhone with a 7-inch OLED display and Apple Pencil support as soon as 2023, according to global technology research firm Omdia. In analysis cited by investment research firm EqualOcean, spotted by iPhone in Canada, Omdia predicts that Apple will launch its long-rumored foldable iPhone in 2023. The device is said to have a display size in the range of 7.3 to 7.6-inches and feature an OLED panel. Omdia, a global communications and digital media research organization...
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Apple Testing In-Display Fingerprint Sensor for iPhone 13, Foldable iPhone Also in the Works

Apple has started "early work" on an iPhone that has a foldable display, according to a new report from Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Though testing of a foldable ‌iPhone‌ has begun, Apple has not committed to releasing a device that has a foldable display. Development has not yet expanded beyond a display and Apple does not have full foldable ‌iPhone‌ prototypes in its labs. Like foldable smartphones from other companies, a foldable ‌iPhone‌ would allow for Apple to create a larger display in a p...
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Apple Has Sent Folding iPhones to Foxconn for Testing, According to Chinese Report

Apple has begun sending foldable iPhones to assembly partner Foxconn for testing purposes, with a projected release set for September 2022, claims a new Chinese report out today. Citing supply chain sources, Economic Daily News says the testing involves evaluating the use of OLED or Micro-LED display technology, because the choice of either screen will affect the subsequent assembly methods. Apple is also said to have asked Foxconn to evaluate the bearings (the folding component) of the dev...
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Apple Researching Stronger Displays for Foldable Devices to Resist Cracking

A newly-published patent filing has revealed that Apple is developing a protective layer to resist cracking on foldable displays, as well as improve scratch resistance and durability (via Patently Apple). The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office filing, titled "Hybrid coverlay/window structure for flexible display applications," outlines how curved, flexible, or foldable display modules could use a protective hardcoat layer to circumvent cracking. Apple appears to be seeking to remedy display cra...
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Apple Might Finally Be Working on That Foldable iPhone

When Samsung released the original Galaxy Fold last year other companies were fast to follow suit. Some phone makers like Motorola followed up quickly with its rebooted Razr, others, like Microsoft, took a little longer to show off its folding Duo phone. Now it seems Apple might be tinkering with making a foldable…Read more...
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Apple Reportedly Orders 'Large Number' of Samsung Foldable Mobile Phone Display Samples

Samsung will reportedly provide foldable display samples for a potential future iPhone, following a request from Apple, according to leaker "Ice Universe," who has today shared the information on Weibo. The "large number" of foldable displays will be samples for use in mobile phone devices, and Samsung will apparently supply the units to Apple for the duration of one year. The leaker also seemed to stress the immediacy of this development, perhaps implying that the order is about to commence....
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Leaked Google Documents Suggest Foldable Pixel Phone in the Works

Google plans to release a foldable Pixel phone in the fourth quarter of next year, according to leaked internal documents (via 9to5Google). Codenamed "Passport," the device is explicitly referred to as "foldable," and appears alongside a list of past and future Pixel devices. MacRumors concept Google confirmed last year that it is developing technology that could be used in foldable devices, although the company played down the prospect of actually launching a foldable any time soon, saying ...
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Apple's Foldable iPhone Prototype Allegedly Features Separate Display Panels Connected by Hinge

Apple is working on a foldable iPhone prototype that features two separate display panels that are connected by a hinge rather than a single display like the Samsung Galaxy Fold, according to leaker Jon Prosser who shared the info in a tweet and a YouTube interview shared by Jon Rettinger. A mockup of an ‌iPhone‌ that has two displays and a hinge Prosser says that the foldable ‌iPhone‌ has rounded, stainless steel edges like the current iPhone 11 and no notch, but a "tiny forehead" on the ou...
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Apple Patents Tech That Could Solve The Biggest Issue With Current Foldable Devices

Apple today has been granted a patent for technology that could potentially be used to circumvent the issue of foldable displays creasing and cracking at the fold over time – a problem that has plagued many consumer foldable devices that have made it to market thus far. Published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office under the heading "System with multiple electronic devices," the patent describes a technology that allows two or more devices to act as one when brought close to each other th...
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