E Ink on iPhone? Is that possible

17.05.2022 1366 0

Such a display can play the role of an auxiliary

With varying degrees of intensity and frequency, rumors appear on the network that Apple is preparing a folding smartphone. Just the other day, the well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo spoke on the topic of this device. In particular, he spoke about the displays that can be installed in future foldable iPhones.

 

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According to him, the company is testing E Ink electronic color panels, which can later be used in the company's foldable devices. It is likely that we are talking about the iPhone, which should be the answer to smartphones with flexible displays from Samsung. Such color E Ink displays are planned to be installed on the outside, by analogy, as decided in the Galaxy Z Flip.

 

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The choice in favor of such E Ink panels is explained by their energy efficiency and saving battery life. This is a kind of Always on Display to display the most necessary and minimal information. It is worth mentioning that at the moment Apple is only testing E Ink and the issue with their installation has not yet been finally resolved.

 

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If the company still decides to use it, then we will see a folding iPhone with it no earlier than 2023. There is also a forecast from Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) analyst Ross Young, who said that before 2025 you should not expect a folding iPhone. The company's slowness may be due to a desire to wait for flexible display technology to mature.

 

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Author: Ирина Кошелева Publication date: 17.05.2022

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