Foldable iPhone

Apple Concerned Over Display Technology as it Tests Foldable iPhone Prototypes

According to leaker Dylandkt, Apple is testing several iPhone prototypes with foldable displays, although the company has major concerns over the foldable display technology and the market for foldable smartphones, MacRumors is reporting. In a series of tweets, the leaker noted that a foldable iPhone may not be releasing any time soon since Apple believes the foldable...

Kuo Details Possible 8-Inch Foldable iPhone, Could Launch in 2023

Veteran Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has today shared some new details regarding Apple's foldable ‌iPhone‌ plans in his research note to investors, predicting that the Cupertino company may launch a 7.5–8 inch display foldable iPhone in 2023 (via MacRumors). According to Kuo, Apple’s plans to launch a foldable iPhone within the next couple of years...

Foldable iPhone Prototypes Reportedly Pass Apple’s Internal Tests

According to a report by Taiwanese website Economic Daily News, Foxconn has successfully completed durability tests of an Apple-designed folding hinge system for two different iPhones at its factory in Shenzhen, China (via MacRumors). Out of the two iPhone models, one is the same dual-display prototype rumoured by Apple leaker Jon Prosser earlier this year, which...

Apple Developing Sophisticated Heating System for Foldable iPhone

In a patent application published earlier this week by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) titled "Electronic Devices with Flexible Displays”, Apple has detailed how temperature could be an issue for foldable displays, noting that some elements used in a foldable device's production may become more resistant to flexing at cold temperatures. According to...

Apple Rumoured to be Developing Foldable OLED iPhone with LG

According to a new report by The Korea Herald, Apple is believed to be working on a foldable OLED iPhone slated for a 2020 release, in partnership with LG Electronics (via MacRumors). The report claims that Apple has partnered with LG for this project in order to keep its future technology breakthroughs secret from chief rival...

Another Apple Invention Illustrates Foldable iPhone Form Factor

Back in November, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted Apple an iPhone design patent titled “Flexible display devices”, detailing an iPhone with a foldable metal-backed OLED display. Now, the folks over at Patently Apple have uncovered another Apple invention that illustrates a dual fold-out / fold-in form factor. The above patent figure clearly shows a future iPhone or...

Apple Wins Patent for Foldable iPhone with Flexible Display

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted Apple a new iPhone design patent titled "Flexible display devices”, which details an iPhone with a foldable metal-backed OLED display. According to AppleInsider, Apple's proposed design folds in two when not in use for easy storage, similar to the Motorola clamshell cellphones from the 1990s. Apple notes that to achieve a...