After launching the iPhone 13 recently, Apple is now expected to launch its first foldable iPhone in 2024. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed in the latest research paper that the Cupertino-based tech giant will release its first foldable iPhone in 2024, compared to 2023 earlier.
“We have revised our forecast to delay the launch of the iPhone with an under-screen fingerprint and the foldable iPhone to 2H23 and 2024, respectively, due to lower-than-expected development progress. We believe this will reduce iPhone shipments in 2022 and 2023. will harm,” Kuo said.
It has been reported that Apple and LG are developing a foldable OLED panel that uses etching to reduce its thickness and is likely to be 7.5-inches in size.
The site believes that Apple’s first foldable smartphone will have a clamshell design.
Kuo previously said that Apple has been researching foldable devices since 2016, but in recent months the rumors about a foldable iPhone have increased noticeably.
The upcoming foldable iPhone with Galaxy Z Flip-like design will also be more affordable than its rival rivals in the same market.
Apple is also developing an iPhone with a foldable screen similar to the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold and the iPhone maker has ordered a batch of foldable screens from Samsung, suggesting it is working on a foldable iPhone.
A report claims that the company may also discontinue the iPad Mini after the launch of its foldable iPhones.