According to Bloomberg, Apple has started work on a foldable phone, and it’s begun prototyping foldable screens internally. A final device is likely still years away, the report says, and Apple is working on just the display for now — not the rest of the phone it would attach to.
The initial prototypes sound similar to the foldable screens we’ve seen used by
Apple hasn’t publicly indicated any interest in making a foldable phone, though the company rarely signals its interest before entering a new product category. Major competitors have a head start on foldable devices, with Samsung and Motorola already releasing multiple generations of folding phones. Samsung’s Galaxy Fold came out in April 2019 (albeit
On a more immediate note, Bloomberg has some updates on Apple products coming in 2021. This year’s iPhone is expected to have “minor upgrades,” but one more substantial improvement is still a possibility: an in-screen fingerprint sensor. Bloomberg already said