Apple's radical new iPhone concept makes foldables look boring

A fan-made concept for a flexible iPhone
A fan-made concept for a flexible iPhone (Image credit: ConceptsiPhone)

While the Apple rumour mill is busy churning out tidbits and leaks about the upcoming iPhone 15 line up, future models are also getting a look-in. Rumours about a folding iPhone have been doing the rounds for a few years now, but if a new patent is anything to go by, Apple could be planning something even more radical.

Apple has just been awarded a patent for a rolling iPhone. Yep, you read that right – instead of folding in half, a future iPhone could be able to roll up like a stack of notes (or a tiny yoga mat). Don't fancy waiting? Roll on over to our iPhone 14 deals roundup.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.