Apple Inc. is reportedly on track to release a foldable iPad model as early as next year. Supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo on Monday tweeted, “I’m positive about the foldable iPad in 2024 and expect this new model will boost shipments and improve the product mix.”
Kuo said Anjie Technology will be the new beneficiary of the new foldable iPad. “There may be no new iPad releases in the next 9-12 months as the iPad mini refresh is more likely to begin mass production in 1Q24,” he tweeted.
He also stated that the new iPad might feature a carbon fiber kickstand. “Carbon fiber material will make the kickstand lighter and more durable,” he noted. Kuo wrapped up the thread by stating that Anjie Technology, as a polishing and bonding supplier of this kickstand for the foldable iPad, is expected to continue benefiting from the growing trend of foldable devices equipped with kickstands in the future.