According to analysts, Apple plans to introduce a foldable iPad in 2024 as practice runs for foldable technology before adopting it on the iPhone. Ben Wood, head of research at CCS Insight, said in an interview with CNBC that “it doesn’t make sense for Apple to make a foldable iPhone” in the current scenario. “We think they’ll buck the trend and possibly dip their toe in the water with a foldable iPad,” he added.
Apple is testing a foldable display measuring around 20 inches. According to reliable display analyst Ross Young, expects the device to hit the market in 2026 or 2027. Foldable devices have grown in popularity with companies like Samsung. After releasing multiple iterations of foldable devices.
Apple is said to be working with LG to develop an ultra-thin cover glass that will be used on foldable products. The exact form factor of the foldable iPad, including whether it will be a hybrid between the iPhone and the iPad, is still unclear.