Merrill Lynch analyst Wamsi Mohan says that following meetings with Apple suppliers in Asia, he belives that Apple is developing a foldable OLED phone, with aims to release in 2020. This phone will by smartphone sized and could open up to become a tablet.
This is not a surprise – Samsung is working on foldable OLEDs for many years and has said that it aims to release its first such phone by the end of 2018. In 2016 and then in 2017 we heard reports that Apple teamed up with LG Display to develop foldable OLED technologies. It is interesting that back in 2017 it was claimed that LGD won’t be ready with its foldable OLEDs until 2020.