Apple works on a foldable iPhone, but there are no plans to launch it | Digital Trends Spanish


It is not the first time that a folding iPhone has been talked about, but now the report takes a bit more serious because it comes from Mark Gurman, from Bloomberg, recognized for its accurate information related to the Californian company. Gurman indicates that the brand has begun work on an iPhone with a folding screen.

He adds that Apple has developed folding screen prototypes for internal testing, however there are no plans yet to launch a smartphone foldable with manufacturer’s stamp. At the moment, the works are limited to display, not to another item, according to an anonymous Gurman source.

The report indicates that the firm led by Tim Cook has spoken about various screen sizes, including one that folds out to a size similar to that of the iPhone 12 Pro Max (6.7 inches). The designs consider a hinge, like the one seen in units from Samsung and Motorola, companies that have already introduced more than one generation of phones that fold.

“This would be a sea change for Apple. Its pioneering full-screen touch smartphone is arguably the most successful consumer technology product in history, helping Apple become the world’s most valuable company. However, a foldable iPhone is likely to be years away or ultimately never present. The company is currently focused on launching its next-generation flagship iPhone and iPad tablets later this year, ”writes Gurman.

He adds that Apple does not consider major changes for the iPhone family of 2021. The firm’s engineers, in fact, already consider the smartphones as an S version for having minor changes compared to what was seen in 2020.

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