Apple’s cofounder is worried the iPhone maker has fallen behind on folding phones

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak is keen for Apple to get into the folding phone game.

Wozniak founded Apple with Steve Jobs in 1976, and left the company in 1985. Speaking to Bloomberg, he said Apple has fallen behind in innovative designs such as folding phones.

“Apple has been a leader for quite a long time in a few areas such as Touch ID, facial ID, and easy payment with the phone. They were the leader and everyone else had to follow, but they’re not the leader in areas like the folding phone, and that worries me because I really want a folding phone” Wozniak said when asked whether Apple is falling behind on innovation.

He added that he’d like to see Apple TV expand, and that he currently prefers rival Roku.

Apple filed a patent application in mid-February which showed a folding phone design, but it’s unlikely there will be a folding iPhone in the next year.

Samsung and Huawei’s folding phones will be expensive, at $1,980 and $2,600 respectively. Currently Apple’s most expensive iPhone is the XS Max at $1099.

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