Apple has started working on a foldable phone, and has begun prototyping foldable screens internally. to me Bloomberg. The report says it’s likely that the final device is still out of everyone’s reach, and Apple is only working on the screen for now – not the rest of the phone it will catch up with..
The prototypes look similar to the foldable screens we’ve seen them use SamsungAnd the Motorola, And others. Bloomberg He says Apple is looking to make foldable screens with a “mostly invisible hinge” that could unfold around the size of the iPhone 12 Pro Max. The report says that several screen sizes are discussed.
Apple has not publicly indicated any interest in making a foldable phone, although the company rarely indicates its interest before entering a new product category. Major competitors are taking the lead in using foldable devices, as Samsung and Motorola have already launched multiple generations of foldable phones. Samsung’s Galaxy Fold was introduced in April 2019 (albeit, With some core issues).
On an immediate note, Bloomberg Some updates to Apple products are coming in 2021. This year’s iPhone is expected to have “minor upgrades”, but there is still another major potential improvement: the in-screen fingerprint sensor. Bloomberg He said it beforehand Back in 2019 That Apple was looking at the feature early in 2020, and it will be an obvious addition in 2021 because the widespread adoption of face masks has seriously hampered the ability to use Face ID.
It’s unclear how likely the in-display Touch ID will ship in 2021 (Apple has tended to lock down iPhone features long before production), but Bloomberg Apple says it is “still testing” the technology for inclusion this year. On a worse note, Bloomberg He also says Apple has discussed removing the Lightning port in favor of wireless charging on “some” iPhone models.
A long-rumored Apple tile competitor, AirTagsIt is planned to be launched this year. Bloomberg Reports, the iPad Pro could be updated with a small LED display. The thinnest iPad is said to be in operation as well.