New rumors suggest Apple is working on not one, but two different foldable iPhones
The first foldable iPhones could be closer than we imagine: a report from The Information suggests that Apple would be working on not one, but two folding phones in the style of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip series models, which today would already be going through the prototype phase.
Apple reportedly began experimenting with foldable iPhones in 2018, and two of the models are being actively tested today. Both have the particularity of being “clamshell” folding smartphones.
Two different sizes for the first foldable iPhone
Although all clues suggest that Apple would enter the world of foldable With a foldable iPad, whose arrival is scheduled for 2026, the company has not closed the doors on the arrival of an iPhone with a foldable screen.
Currently, they are being tested two different prototypes, with different sizes. Although not many details are known about the product, one of Apple’s objectives with this new iPhone variant has transcended: build a device twice as thin as current iPhonesso that even when it remains folded, still fine enough.
The possibility of reverse the format we are used to and place the folding screen facing outso that when the device is folded, the two halves of the screen are exposed to the outside.
On the other hand, Apple would have encountered the same challenge as the rest of the companies that have already launched folding smartphones: the wrinkle” that appears in the central part of the screen when the device is unfolded. According to sources, Apple will only bring this device into production if it can make the panel completely flat, in order to allow the use of accessories such as the Apple Pencil.
Day by day, It is not clear if the foldable iPhone (or the) will ever see the light. Apple would have held talks with different Asian component manufacturers, but it is not ruled out that the project could be canceled in case the product does not meet the quality standards required by Apple.
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