Apple to test new FOLDING iPhones that could arrive in 2022

Folding iPhone
(Image credit: 9 to 5 Mac)

With the news that Apple is currently working on a folding iPhone, it seems foldable phones is a trend that's definitely here to stay. We were already aware that the concept of a folding iPhone was something that Apple was looking into, as it had filed a few different folding phone patents. However, tech companies will often scattergun patents as part of their R&D process – and it doesn't necessarily mean that we'll see the fruits of their labor come to the market.

However, it does seem that a folding iPhone might just make the cut. A report from Economic Daily has claimed that Apple is being sent samples of folding phone from its Chinese suppliers, which include Foxconn and Nippon Nippon. 

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With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.