Apple could abandon its rumoured foldable plans for a dual-screen iPhone or iPad, according to a patent filed by the company.
Rather than implementing a foldable display into its next mobile device, Apple may be considering going down a sturdier route with two individual displays.
The device would include a mechanism that allows the two displays to fold out and touch to create one seemingly seamless display.
Apple received the patent for a “System with multiple electronic devices” yesterday, according to a report by Cult of Mac.
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The displays “may use sensor measurements and other information to detect when an edge of a first electronic device is adjacent to an edge of a second electronic device”, explains the patent.
“In response to detection of adjacency…