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Apple's foldable iPhone models could be borrowed from the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold and Flip

Written By :riderose | 21/02/2022

Apple's iPhone 13 is finally here, and while the smartphone's design is largely similar to its predecessor, the Cupertino tech giant is expected to take some design cues from Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold and Galaxy Z Flip for its foldable iPhone models. The long-rumored foldable iPhone will be released in 2023, but a new leak suggests Apple is working on both a clamshell design and an inward-folding smartphone to compete with top-of-the-line Samsung Galaxy Z phones.

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Apple's foldable iPhone will be the first foldable iPhone to feature a 7.5-inch display, according to sources speaking to news agency Business Korea (via Notebookcheck). Apple may release a 7.3-inch-7.6-inch foldable OLED smartphone in 2023. The report also indicates that Apple is working with LG Display. to develop a foldable OLED display.Apple usually uses Samsung Display for its screens, including the 120Hz panels found on the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, which makes LG’s collaboration interesting.Samsung Display is reportedly developing many LTPO OLED displays at 120Hz, including for the rumored Google Pixel Fold. An industry source also points out that “Apple will not be able to lead the foldable smartphone market for a while as the market will be led by Samsung Electronics and Chinese manufacturers such as like Huawei and Xiaomi are producing such products.” Earlier this year, we reported that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office had granted Apple a patent it originally applied for back in 2019. It shows the design of a foldable flip phone, except that, contrary to recent foldable iPhone rumors, it describes "different types of physical buttons". A foldable iPhone expected to be released sometime in 2023, the iPhone 14 is shaping up to be the next big flagship smartphone from the Cupertino tech giant. For now, however, the focus is on the iPhone 13. Take a look at the three iPhone 13 updates. that matter, and three that don't.