Samsung has Delivered samples of its foldable Screen to tech giants Apple and Google, according to media reports.
“The samples allegedly measure 7.2 inches, only 0.1 inches smaller than the primary board on the Samsung Galaxy Fold,” AppleInsider quoted South Korea’s ET News as saying on Saturday.
The company would be a likely candidate for providing foldable panels to Apple since it supplies the majority of the OLED components for its iPhone XS and XS Max.
“Samsung is now able to produce about 2.4 million foldable displays per year, it’s contemplating ramping around 10 million,” the report said.
Apple has shown interest in foldable OLED for many years in the kind of related patent applications. With the launch of the Galaxy Fold, the corporation may now be under pressure to provide a competing product.
According to the report, 2019 iPhones are expected to retain stationary panels however, and the normal analyst opinion is that Apple will not have any foldable iPhones ready until at least 2020.