Rumor: Apple is working on foldable iPhones with LG Display — Apple World Today
Apple has reportedly started working on a foldable iPhone with LG Display, not Samsung Display, the OLED supplier at present.According to The Bell — as noted by The Investor — LG Display recently created a task force to develop a foldable OLED screen for an upcoming iPhone model, while its parts-making sister firm LG Innotek has also setup a team dedicated to developing the rigid flexible printed circuit board, more widely called RFPCB. But don’t expect a foldable iPhone anytime soon. According to The Bell, panel production wouldn’t start until 2020.In 2016, was granted a patent (number 9,504,170) for “flexible display devices” that hints at future “foldable” iPhones — and perhaps iPads, as well. In the patent filing, the company says that “it would be desirable to use flexible display technology to provide improved electronic devices.”
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