The tech giant has started developing prototype displays for internal testing, Bloomberg first reports, although there have been no real plans to launch a foldable iPhone yet.
Bloomberg SourceSpeaking on terms of anonymity, he said that Apple had only started working on the screen so far, but those who are undergoing testing have a “mostly invisible joint”.
The move will mark a departure from Apple’s sleek, flat one-piece design, and a step toward foldable phones currently on the market that are made by companies like Motorola, Inc.And and Samsung Electronics Corporation
Screen sizes can range up to the 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max screen, despite reports that the company is discussing several options.
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While the world’s most valuable company may not plan to go ahead with foldable phones for years, it does offer other updated products and functions in the fold.
An in-display fingerprint sensor – or Touch ID – would make iPhones more user-friendly in a compelling world and add an extra layer of security in addition to facial recognition scanners.
Finally, Apple discussed switching to the Wireless charging For some iPhone models, according to the report.