Apple begins testing folding panels for iPhone and iPad

Apple is developing a new folding OLED screen that should eventually make its way in a folding iPhone or iPad according to South Korea’s TheElec. The big breakthrough is the lack of a polarizer layer on the panel which is currently being used in some conventional folding displays. The same polarizer-less display technology is used by Samsung in its Galaxy Z Fold3 and its Eco²OLED display. Apple is considering a similar approach for its own folding device.

Schematics from an Apple patent on foldable phone design

The removal of the polarizer layer allows for thinner folding…

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