Apple will launch its first foldable phone in the next year

According to media reports from Business Korea, a source said that Apple is developing two folding screen mobile phones, which are expected to come out in 2023. According to the report, the folding form of Apple’s folding screen mobile phone may adopt two designs of left and right opening and up and down folding. Currently, Apple is developing a foldable panel with LG Display.

It is reported that the folding panel will use etching technology to reduce the thickness of the in-folding display panel. The screen size maybe 7.5 inches. In addition, Apple’s foldable phone may be the first model to use this new type of panel.

Previously, regarding the folding screen iPhone, Tianfeng International analyst Ming-Chi Guo once pointed out that through industry investigations, Apple is expected to launch a folding iPhone in 2023, using an 8-inch QHD+ OLED folding screen, and SDC Samsung Display as the exclusive supplier, using TPK Chenhong. Technology’s nanosilver touch solution.

He estimated that in 2023, the shipment of foldable iPhones will be between 15-20 million units. Guo Mingchi said that the foldable mobile phone market has become a new battlefield for major mobile phone brands and is expected to further drive the replacement cycle of the high-end mobile phone market. It is predicted that shipments in 2021 and 2022 will be approximately 7.5 million and 17 million, respectively.

It is worth mentioning that, after media reports that Apple has developed a new hinge technology, the hinge is almost completely beautiful inside to hide the body. Compared with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip’s exposed external design, Apple’s new hinge technology can make the phone more coordinated and complete in appearance, while preventing dust from entering the hinge and improving the durability of the hinge.

So what kind of surprises Apple’s first folding screen mobile phone will bring, whether it can become the overlord of the folding screen mobile phone market, it is worth looking forward to.

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