According to leaker Ice Universe, Apple has ordered a large number of foldable screen samples from Samsung earlier, which seems to imply the intention of Apple on developing new iPhones with foldable screens.
There were also reports on Samsung delivering its foldable display to companies including Apple in order to obtain orders last year. According to Ice Universe, Apple is now testing foldable devices more widely after testing the initial samples last year, and some sources even suggested that foldable iPhones might launch in 2021.
Samsung has always been one of Apple’s main OLED screen supplier for iPhone. Samsung is now planning to establish a firm position in the foldable display market and is considering increasing production to 10 million units a year depending on demand.
It’s is rumored that Apple has been working on foldable display technology for some time. The repeated insinuation of Samsung’s orders placed by Apple suggests the tech giant is working on a foldable iPhone at pace.