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Apple won’t be the first foldable iPhone

Foldable mobile phones are beginning to establish themselves in the market and some manufacturers have started developing other flexible devicesLike Samsung and Lenovo laptops. Big technology firms have been betting on these innovative designs for some time, but it’s taking time for Apple to join the trend.

Although Apple brand consumers are also waiting for their folding iPhone, but it looks like they are going to be canceled. Before that, Cupertino people would make a tablet with a flexible screenOr so predicts Ben Wood, CCS Insight analyst for CNBC.



According to Wood, “there’s no point for Apple to make a foldable iPhone” because This would mean that their mobiles would increase their prices further., something that would be risky to sell. Despite this, he expects the company to make a flexible iPad.

Despite analysts’ predictions, Apple isn’t expected to release a foldable iPad any time soon. Last week, the company announced its new tablet with a 10.9-inch Liquid Retina display powered by the A14 Bionic chip. Wood notes that heA flexible version of the iPad could arrive sometime in 2024So we still have some time to find out if his guess is correct.

Why might Apple come on board with a flexible screen?

The Analyst Believes That, If a Foldable iPhone Was Made, Prices They’ll skyrocket to $2,500. An insanely expensive price, especially when compared to the iPhone 14 Pro Max, which costs $1,599 for the largest storage.


Waqar Khan's concept is showing what Google's foldable phone could look like.

However, the fashion for rollable screens is a fact and Apple will have to join in if it wants to compete with other big manufacturers. “He has no choice but to react because The trend of foldables is catching on“, Wood says. For this reason, the iPad would be a potential solution to its competitive strategy.

Its release date is unknown.
Several designs surfaced in a patent dump in 2019.
[Oficina de Patentes y Marcas de Estados Unidos]

He prophesies about the Wood Apple does not mean it is finally being fulfilled. It is important to point out that there have been many rumors About it for a few years now.

A market research firm, Display Supply Chain Consultants, produced a report which claimed that it was not likely Apple tried to develop a folding smartphone until at least 2025.

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