Rumors about a foldable iPhone have bubbled up before, but a new one has more credibility. From a report: Reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo told investors that Apple plans to launch an 8-inch foldable iPhone by 2023, according to documents seen by Engadget. The report, based on an “industry survey,” predicts that Apple plans to sell 15-20 million units in 2023. Kuo said already revealed the possibility of a folding iPhone in March, but his latest report has more detail on suppliers. It predicts that the QHD+ flexible OLED will be supplied by Samsung Display, while the DDI display controller will come from Samsung Foundry. It also notes that Apple will use silver nanowire touch tech supplied by TPK, “because of its several advantages over [Samsung’s] Y-Octa technology.”
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