Apple's first foldable phone may come sooner than expected

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Huawei and Samsung’s foldable devices may be about to launch, but Apple is taking its slow and steady time in preparing an answer to those devices.

Given the bugs those two devices have been addled with, its a good thing Tim Cook’s company is waiting until it can get it right without prematurely revealing anything.

As per CNBC

UBS said Samsung “dominates” intellectual property filings for folding display and device technologies, and the bank expects “Samsung will lead the way for foldable adoption as a smartphones vendor.” But Apple is steadily working on the technology and UBS believes a folding Apple product could come next year, although it said “2021 is more likely.” UBS thinks the first folding Apple product is more likely to be an iPad than an iPhone.

A foldable iPad makes a lot of sense, especially with the changes made to iPad OS in recent times. Tablets have just gotten interesting, so why not make them as wild and wacky as phones are nowadays? Apple will also probably ship all its devices with 5G by then (if not earlier), so this rumoured foldable will likely be 5G equipped as well.

Source: CNBC,via: iMore

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