The world’s largest iPhone factory, located in China and operated by Foxconn, faced disruptions in 2022. That is likely to spill over into Apple’s December quarter results. Meanwhile, analysts questioned the demand for the iPhone 14 from Chinese consumers.
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an Apple Will slow the pace of iPad releases for the rest of 2023, with foldable iPad looking to launch by 2024, Apple analyst notes Ming-Chi Kuo Books Monday.
“I am optimistic about the foldable iPad in 2024 and expect this new model to boost shipments and improve product mix,” Kuo wrote on Twitter. Kuo’s prediction corresponds to a A report from the analysis firm CCS Insightwhich wrote in October that Apple will release the foldable iPad before it releases the foldable iPhone.
Many other manufacturers, incl Lenovo And Samsung, makes laptops or phones with foldable full-size displays. Apple has so far shied away from making use of OLED technology in the same way. Rival Samsung has released many foldable phones, but Apple has kept the rectangular shape of the iPhone since its launch.
“Right now, it just doesn’t make sense for Apple to make a foldable iPhone,” Ben Wood, head of research at CCS Insight, told CNBC. “We think they’ll sidestep this trend and maybe dip a toe in the water with a foldable iPad.” In an interview in 2022.
in 2021, expect ku The foldable iPhone will be released in 2024, the same year that the foldable iPad is now expected to launch instead.
Kuo said he expects the foldable iPad to feature a carbon fiber kickstand sourced from the Chinese manufacturer Anjie Technology.
An Apple representative did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Kuo is one of Apple’s most prolific and respected analysts. The analyst has predicted multiple details about the iPhone SE 3, 2021 MacBook Pro, and several iPad versions confirmed at launch. The latest developments, Kuo expected the launch to be delayed Apple’s long-awaited mixed reality headset.
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