It seems likely that Apple will enter the clamshell market as well, as it has recently seen news of a clamshell product under We were the title of the iPhone Flip.
Samsung is currently at the forefront of the clamshell phone market with numerous representatives. As the company's biggest competitor, Apple should also shake hands, because given the interest of people in this model of phones, you can not put your hands together and see if this technology is maturing or not. Just remember when Samsung first started making clamshell phones. So Apple has to let go of its fears and step in a little more courage to enter a world beyond its present boundaries.
Fortunately, the American company seems to have that intention. Of course, not for now, but for 2023, which is a bit late, because Samsung will definitely dominate the clamshell phone market by then. But the good thing is that the American company is said to be working not only on vertically foldable products but also on horizontally foldable products. In fact, it means two clamshell phones to compete with the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3, which, of course, if there is no problem, Samsung will release the fifth version by then.
According to Mingchi Ko, apparently the first Apple clamshell phone will be in the form of Galaxy Z Flip 3 and iPhone Flip will be registered. It is said that the design team of this phone is now looking for a way to reduce its thickness after closing and they want to do this by attaching the screen to the body. Apple Berry is working with LG to free itself from dependence on Samsung, which has a monopoly on OLED panels in the market.
iPhone Flip display size
But on the other hand, it is possible that this phone is the same as the iPhone Flip, but Apple considered a larger screen in the open mode for the user experience. Offer better than competitors. Of course, one can not really expect this phone to be bigger than the Galaxy Z Flip, because by 2023, with the advancement of technology and increasing the knowledge of manufacturers, there will definitely be ways to reduce or even eliminate margins that Samsung can increase the size of its device. For example, Apple intends to stick the screen to the body to reduce the thickness of the phone when closing, which is not possible at the moment, but by 2023 there will definitely be a way to do it.
As mentioned, Apple after Entering the clamshell phone market can not control the market because Samsung and later Chinese companies such as Huawei and Xiaomi have more experience than Apple and offer a wide variety of products with at least one product a year. By 2023, it will definitely be added to the number and different models of these phones. However, Apple is not a small company, and if its performance in the production of the first clamshell phone is good, we will definitely see its unparalleled sales.