Officially Apple does not confirm or deny his desire to create a flexible smartphone. However, it is hinted numerous patents. And cupertinos continue to replenish its patent portfolio with documents that describe the different options for flexible mobile devices. Information about one of these patents appeared online a few days ago.
Judging by available information, cupertinos involve the use of flexible mobile device as a smartphone (when folded), and tablet computer, this gadget will need to expand.
It is noteworthy that one of the authors of the new Apple patent is the engineer of Christopher Jones. He had a hand in almost all Apple products, which later appeared on the shelves. Many see this as a kind of hint of what the cupertinos very interesting idea of a flexible mobile device.
However, early announcement of such a gadget is better not to count. According to Daniel Ives, analyst at Wedbush Securities, Apple is already for several years working on a variety of options for flexible mobile devices. However, on the shelves the novelty is unlikely to emerge before the end of 2020 or even 2021.