Apple to debut 8-inch foldable iPhone in 2023, Kuo says

Apple is predicted to launch a foldable iPhone with 8-inch flexible OLED display sometime in 2023, with the company planning for shipments of as many as 20 million units that year, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

iPhone FoldIn a research note to investors, Kuo said forecasts Apple’s first foldable iPhone to boast an 8-inch QHD+ display, which at 3,200-by-1,800 pixels is a higher resolution panel than Samsung Fold’s 7.3-inch QXGA+ screen. QHD+ displays also feature a perfect 16:9 aspect ratio, a deviation from the current 19.5:9 ratio seen on both iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro.”Our latest survey indicates that the fast-growing foldable smartphone market has become a must-have for all major smartphone brands,” Kuo writes. “The foldable smartphone will boost the next super replacement cycle for high-end models.”

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