The public interest in the folding devices gradually decreases – so far no company has introduced a product that was not devoid of design flaws. Take the Samsung Galaxy Fold – the South Korean company promised to begin sales in April, and it is now almost June. The fact that production technology of such devices has not been run and the engineers have a lot of work to solve the fundamental problems of such devices.
But what about Apple? Whether in Cupertino developing its own foldable smartphone? And this is a definite answer — Yes. So far, the only company eyeing a similar form factor, and is indicated by several registered patents.
Recently Apple received a patent for a device with a flexible screen. The corresponding development was published on the web page of the office for patents and trademarks of the United States.
We are talking about a folding smartphone that looks like a Galaxy Fold. However, the device has two bending zones: this means that opening the gadget, you can “turn” it into a real tablet.
It is noteworthy that in the list of authors of the patent is registered engineer Christopher Jones. The fact that the specialist was involved only in those projects that were later implemented in practice. It is possible that the release of the iPhone foldable is not that fantastic scenario.
On the one hand we really want to see something like this from Apple, but on the other hand, whether it is to us? This question is difficult to give a definite answer.
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