Primitive Folding iPhone Built From Motorola Razr and iPhone Parts

A Chinese YouTuber has gone to great lengths to construct a foldable iPhone out of existing parts, merging the internal components of an ‌iPhone‌ with the foldable chassis of a Motorola Razr. The resulting device is an ‌iPhone‌ that is able to be folded in half.


The video is in the Chinese language with subtitles, and walks through the process used for deconstructing both devices. All of the internal components of the ‌iPhone‌ X were removed and re-enginereed to fit inside of a foldable Motorola Razr chassis.

Called the "‌iPhone‌ V," the foldable ‌iPhone‌ is functional, running iOS, and the display clearly bends in half. Several ‌iPhone‌ models appear to have been torn down and converted into the foldable design, though the walkthrough focuses on the ‌iPhone‌ X.

Rumors suggest that Apple is working on foldable ‌iPhone‌ prototypes, but as of right now, there is no solid word on what an Apple foldable might look like or when it will launch.

Top Rated Comments

vegetassj4 Avatar
3 weeks ago
That's nothing. I built a folding iPhone completely out of iPhone parts.



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Score: 63 Votes (Like | Disagree)
OutOfShape80sWrestler Avatar
3 weeks ago
Honestly, the skill it takes to disassemble the iPhone in one form factor and re-assemble it in a mostly folding enclosure is pretty cool. And it still works! These folks are very determined and have an awful lot of time on their hands, obviously. Pretty neat skunk project. Hats off to them.
Score: 29 Votes (Like | Disagree)
cjboffoli97 Avatar
3 weeks ago
Look, if I wanted a Frankenstein monster of a phone I'd buy a Samsung.
Score: 27 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macos9rules Avatar
3 weeks ago
What's up with the folding phone craze? I just don't get it.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
erikkfi Avatar
3 weeks ago
I’d call this bendable, not foldable.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ? Avatar
3 weeks ago
Apple is so not going to be happy about this.

I bet that it took a lot of courage to build that. But, this is giving me too much of Samsung vibes.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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