We’ve already seen a series of concepts and designs that imagine how the much talked about Foldable iPhone (or iPad?) would be, most of them in the scheme of other foldable gadgets that have already been launched, like the Galaxy Fold, Samsung, and the Mate Xs, from Huawei.
However, new information released by the leaker Jon Prosser suggest that Apple will take a different path than its rivals, presumably to circumvent the problems that many of them faced with their first folders. In addition, the device would have stainless steel edges similar to those of the iPhones 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max, as well as no cutout on the screen.
Many people made comparisons with other gadgets that have two separate screens, like designer Ben Geskin, who remembered the LG G8X, released last year.
– Ben Geskin (@BenGeskin) June 15, 2020
However, Prosser says it will not look like Apple “put two phones together”:
The memes are funny – but it doesn’t look like they just stuck two phones together.
Even though they’re two separate panels, when the displays are extended, it looks fairly continuous and seamless.
– Jon Prosser (@jon_prosser) June 15, 2020
Memes are funny – but it doesn’t look like they put two phones together. Although they are two separate displays, when they are extended it looks quite continuous and without a partition.
If that really happens, Apple will certainly avoid a series of problems by not implanting the display on the hinge, which can also be attributed to a patent registered by the company last February. In addition, it will also work around the possible problem of repeatedly opening and closing the device, which induces wear and tear on the display material around the fold.
As you can see, everything indicates that Apple would be in the prototyping phase of an alleged foldable iPhone, but that does not mean that the company intends to launch a product like this, as it turns and moves it tests new products to see if it is worth investing in. particular technology. These prototypes are generally patented by Apple for security – and not because the company actually plans to market them.
Only time will tell …