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Apple teams up with LG Display for foldable iPhone

Apple is working with LG Display on a foldable iPhone for 2020

A report out of South Korea claims that LG Display has created a task force to develop a foldable OLED screen for an iPhone model likely to be launched in 2020.

There is rumor that Apple could bring as much as $2.6 billion in LG's new display plant, but the deal has not been finalized yet. Apple's decision to go with LG may be an attempt to decrease its dependence on its biggest rival. The last update to the iPad Pro line up came in June 2017.

This year's iPhone is the most eagerly anticipated in years - it comes ten years after Steve Jobs stepped on a stage and promised a product that would 'change everything'. Additionally, the latest version finally ditches the home button in favor of new gestures, which is another first for them. Apple may also be planning to launch future Apple iPhones with a flexible OLED or foldable OLED didsplay. On average, equities analysts expect that Apple will post $9.01 EPS for the current fiscal year. For more analysis of Apple, visit the IBD Stock Checkup. Some say that this is due to Apple's fear that Samsung will steal their technology.

The Piper Jaffray report highlights that frugality with finding that overall teen spending dropped 4.4% year-over-year, video game spending inched downwards while food spending increased but still came in lower than clothing. On the other hand, suppliers that have been spurned by Apple have struggled and, in at least one case, subsequently gone bankrupt. The company is expected to begin production for the iPhone as early as 2019 at its new E6 plant in Gyeonggi Province. You're not settling if you buy the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus. A document submitted in court reveals a 132-page instruction manual for their engineers on how to copy the iPhone. According to a MacRumors report, only the iPad Pro lineup will feature support for FaceID, and the 'regular' iPad models will continue to feature Apple's Touch ID system for fingerprint scanning. Samsung's Galaxy X will reportedly launch in 2018.

No, we're not talking about the ears on either side of the "notch" at the top of the iPhone X's display, though those are indeed quite annoying as well.

The executive's comments were confirmed by Jeff Pu, an analyst with Taipei-based Yuanta Investment Consulting, who also identified the dot projector as the troublesome component holding back mass production of iPhone X.

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