A popular Android leaker believes Apple ordered samples of OLED screens to prototype future foldable iPhone models.
According to leaker “IceUniverse”, Apple is currently developing an iPhone with a foldable display that is similar to the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold. The post was sent to the Chinese social network Weibo and reads something like: “Apple asked Samsung Display to provide a wide range of foldable phone screens and hoped to offer an exclusive delivery in a year. It appears that it is rotated. ” on.”
Rumors of an Apple foldable device have increased as the rest of the cellular industry introduces foldable devices. Patents for the foldable iPhone have shown what the final product might look like, with notifications on an external screen and flaps to reveal an iPad-like device.
Jon Prosser has stated that the foldable iPhone in the test is not a foldable display, but a device with two displays like the Surface Duo. The device works with hinges, and the outer display has face recognition in the front bezel.
Apple is constantly researching future devices and building prototypes for machines that may never see the light of day. Given the current rumors, the folding iPhone is likely to be at least under consideration. Any shipping device can be years away.
The leaker is known for Android leaks. However, IceUniverse has from time to time previously provided some information about Apple display technologies.