Alleged Apple iPhone foldable smartphone development discontinued

Apple has dedicated several years to researching and developing iPhone foldable smartphone. There have even been reports suggesting that the Cupertino firm has created prototypes of such devices. However, all of this progress could potentially be at risk if a recent rumor holds true.

As reported by MacRumors, a tech video blogger on Weibo post has revealed that Apple has decided to halt the progress of its iPhone foldable phones for the time being. The alleged reason behind this decision is said to be the screens failing to meet Apple’s rigorous testing standards.

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The Information has released a report stating that Apple is currently developing two clamshell prototypes. Fixed focus digital (who revealed on Weibo) claims that one of these prototypes incorporates a Samsung display.

Alleged Apple iPhone Foldable smartphone

But it seems to be falling short of Apple’s expectations. Additionally, a tech blogger mentions that one of the rival products purchased by Apple malfunctioned after being folded for a few days.

It is crucial to highlight that this particular source does not have a proven track record in reporting Apple rumors or leaks. Therefore, it is advisable to approach this information with a certain level of skepticism.

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Though the fight in the foldable smartphone industry is on a complete track. Where Samsung, Xiaomi, Huawei and many more companies are competing to acquire market capital. It could be seen as a delay for Apple. But Apple thinks about perfection.

Furthermore, we have just seen a post about Xiaomi’s next Mix Flip phone, which will be the first flipping phone from this China based company.