In the month of February, the Korean electronics giant, Samsung unveiled its first foldable smartphone which is dubbed the Galaxy Fold. Following its launch, Huawei also unveiled it variant of a foldable device, the Mate X. Unfortunately commercial availability of both the handsets has been pushed back to September(1,2).
By the time these two handsets make a comeback, they won’t just be competing with each other. According to freshly granted patents, LG, Korea’s second-largest smartphone manufacturer is also developing multiple foldable handsets which may launch in time [...]
Late last month, the Korean Electronics giant, Samsung launched its first foldable smartphone called the Galaxy Fold. The device has an unconventional design with a large foldable inner display and a primary cover display. Soon after the launch of the Galaxy Fold, Huawei launched its first foldable smartphone that carries the Mate X moniker. The key difference between the two newly launched devices is the type of foldable display. The Samsung Galaxy Fold has an inner folding display while the Mate X has an outward folding display which the company refers as a falcon wing design. A freshly granted patent to Samsung proposes that the company is working on another foldable phone with [...]
Samsung is expected to launch its first foldable smartphone in Q1 of 2019. The company had previously showcased a working prototype of the device with two screens. Having a smartphone with two displays have growing concerns about its battery backup. A report claims that the upcoming Galaxy foldable smartphone allegedly called the Galaxy F will not only have dual displays but it will also have dual batteries.Need For Two Separate Batteries
The claim regarding the Galaxy F aka Galaxy Fold having dual batteries was made by a Dutch website, Galaxyclub. According to the source, the upcoming foldable device from Samsung will have two batteries each with a capacity of 3100 mAh, [...]
LG seems to be gearing up for an exciting 2019. Ever since the inception of smartphones, the form factor has largely remained the same. The year 2019 is expected to showcase smartphones with new form factors. A patent assigned to LG states that the company is developing a unique looking foldable smartphone.Foldable LG Smartphone
LG had filed a patent for a foldable smartphone with WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office) and USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) that has now been granted. In the past, several LG foldable smartphone patents have leaked but the latest patent has a totally different folding style. The new patent reveals an LG smartphone that [...]
Xiaomi was founded in the year 2010 and during this 8-9 year period the company has developed several successful products . The company manufactures a wide variety of products ranging from smartphones to TVs. Strangely enough, the company even manufactures luggage trollies and mobility scooters, among many other everyday items. Though the largest contributor to overall revenue for Xiaomi still remains smartphones.
The year 2019 is believed to be the year of smart devices with flexible displays that can be used as both a tablet and a smartphone. Samsung has already announced that the first foldable Galaxy phone will be launched this year. Similarly, Huawei also has big plans [...]
ZTE is a Chinese company that manufactures smartphones and telecommunication equipment. The company has filed a patent for a smartphone with a foldable style display. The smartphone in the patent unfolds into a large screen tablet. The patent clearly explains how the folding hinge of the smartphone will operate.The Patent
The ZTE device in the patent serves the functionality of both a smartphone and a tablet. The front of the ZTE device has a high-screen-to-body ratio display with thin bezels on the left and right side. However, the top and bottom bezels are quite prominent. The top bezel of the smartphone houses the earpiece speaker, front-facing camera and an additional [...]
Samsung has been on a patent-filing spree recently. From in-display cameras to an entire display which doubles up as the fingerprint scanner, they’ve got it all covered. Recently, one of Samsung’s long pending designs, that of the folding phone. The folding phone was shown by the company at the Samsung Developer Conference held earlier this month and the device is expected to enter production in the early parts of next year. Now, Samsung has patented a folding dual display smartphone, quite different form the existing foldable phone.
The patent for this new phone was filed early this year, in May. It has now been published and describes a smartphone with two [...]
With the race to launch foldable smartphones underway, LG has also made its first definitive move to join the same. Earlier, a Chinese company, Rouyu had revealed its folding smartphone and Samsung announced its folding phone earlier this month. Now, LG has requested trademarks for three names, which are Flex, Foldi and Duplex. From the names, it is obvious that these belong to foldable phones and nothing else.Folding Smartphones
Reports about LG showcasing its folding phone at the upcoming CES 2019 and been doing rounds for a long time. Finally, it seems like this device from LG will become a reality as the company has applied for these trademarks. This was done at the [...]
Foldable phones have been rumored for years and finally, Samsung showcased a working prototype of one such device in their developer’s conference. The device will most probably be called the Samsung Galaxy F, owing to its foldable screen. Recently, in an interview with Yonhapnews (a South Korean news agency), Samsung said that the Galaxy F will be commercially available in the first half of 2019.
The company also claims to sell at least 1 million units of the foldable phone within the first year of its launch. According to sources, the smartphone will have a hefty price tag of $ 1,770 (around 2 million Korean Won). Any technical specification except the screen size of [...]
Lately, Samsung has been in the news because of their smartphone with a foldable display. The company gave a glimpse of the foldable phone recently at their Developer Conference held in San Francisco. The president of Samsung Mobile division, DJ Koh in a press briefing said that the foldable phone will be available within the first half of the next year. Additionally, he also claimed that Samsung plans to sell at least 1 million foldable phones in 2019.
Yonhapnews, a South Korean news agency suggests that Samsung will launch the Galaxy S10 flagship smartphone in February next year. This will be followed by the foldable phone. The foldable phone, allegedly called the [...]