Apple is exploring the use of e-ink display technology for its upcoming foldable devices, equipping a potential foldable iPhone and iPad with an Electronic Paper Display (EPD) as their cover or second screen.
According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is already testing color e-ink display technology to be used as a “future foldable device’s cover screen and tablet-like applications.” This strays from the design used in Android foldables, such as Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip’s OLED cover display. However, using an e-ink display will consume less power, meaning Apple’s foldable devices could have a long battery life.
Apple is testing E Ink’s Electronic Paper Display (EPD) for future foldable device’s cover screen & tablet-like applications. The color EPD has the potential to become a mainstream solution for foldable devices’ must-have cover/second screen thanks to its excellent power-saving.May 17, 2022
It’s unclear if e-ink’s EPD will be used as a smaller cover display on a foldable iPhone or as a full second screen. Kuo previously predicted the Cupertino tech giant’s first…