Foldable phones are all the rage in 2019. And even before Samsung could show off their first foldable phone, the Galaxy Fold, many devices were teased and one was even on display at the CES 2019.
Xiaomi was one such company that released a video showcasing their version of the foldable phone. Xiaomi not only showed off a working prototype of the device but also showed that the phone worked well and was relatively easy to use and fold up.
The Samsung Galaxy Fold became the first device to be launched by the electronics giant, and with that, the company officially opened the market to potential competition. Samsung’s foldable phone was soon followed by Huawei [...]
2019 is looking to be a huge year for foldable smartphones, with companies like Samsung and Huawei already standing strong in the arena. Brands like Motorola, LG and Apple also have their foldable smartphones in development, as per reports. Xiaomi also reported that it is working on a foldable device in collaboration with another Chinese company. The company’s information wasn’t disclosed by Xiaomi, but recently, the name of the organization was discovered by sources, and it is Visionox Technology.About Visionox
The company has been manufacturing OLED screens for various brands across China, and it is reportedly developing a flexible AMOLED display for [...]
Korean electronics giant, Samsung launched a revolutionary foldable smartphone called the Galaxy Fold last month. As the name suggests, the newly launched smartphone and tablet hybrid sports a foldable inner display. Except for Samsung, two other companies, Royole and Huawei have also launched foldable smartphones, the FlexPai and Mate X. Although the market for foldable smartphones is considerably new, analysts have high hopes from the device with this new form factor. According to a freshly published Bloomberg report, Samsung is developing at least two more foldable smartphones which have dissimilar designs in comparison to the Galaxy Fold. The two upcoming devices will provide a [...]
Last month saw a bunch of smartphone manufacturers showcasing their take on a foldable smartphone. Samsung announced the Galaxy Fold and Huawei showed off its Mate X. There is another major OEM which is reportedly working on a foldable device. Fresh patents filed by Apple reveal what the company has planned as a folding mechanism on its long rumoured foldable smartphone. The company may be planning to put magnets under both sides of the display to make the device fold completely flat.Apple Foldable Smartphone
The patent filed by Apple suggests different folding designs that the company may be planning on using. The image in the patent exhibits the use of magnets [...]
Last year, Motorola filed a patent for a foldable smartphone, which revealed its upcoming plans to enter the competition. Apparently, the company decided to stay quiet about the process. Nonetheless, sources claimed that Motorola has been working on a foldable device. They have been trying out a lot of iterations for the same.
As per sources, Dan Dery (Motorola VP of Global Product) implied that a foldable smartphone release is lined up for the not-so-distant future. Also, he suggested that the company is not going to wait very long before launching its foldable device in the market.History And Design
Motorola has had a good history with foldable devices, with the [...]
Probably encouraged by Samsung and Huawei after they showcased their foldable smartphones the Galaxy Fold and Mate X respectively, Oppo has teased what a foldable device from the company may look like. The images of the handset were shared by a senior Oppo executive of on Chinese social networking website Weibo.Oppo’s Foldable Smartphone
The foldable smartphone from Oppo was unveiled in a set of images which reveal the device in its full glory. Unfortunately, the company didn’t provide any specifications, launch date or the price of the foldable device. The Oppo smartphone due to its outward folding display is reminiscent of Huawei Mate X. It features a [...]
Chinese electronics company TCL has showcased its new ‘DragonHinge’ foldable technology for smartphones. The company used the Mobile World Congress(MWC) event in Barcelona to announce the aforementioned tech. It also claimed that the first devices with DragonHinge foldable technology will arrive in the year 2020 as a retail product.DragonHinge Foldable Technology
While TCL hasn’t launched or even announced a device at the event, the company has showcased different types of prototype smartphones and what they would look like with the DragonHinge foldable technology. The company claims its ultimate goal is to make affordable foldable devices for the [...]
Samsung surprised the world on February 20 when it unveiled the Galaxy Fold, its first foldable smartphone. Some other OEM’s like Huawei and Nubia, have already promised to show off a foldable device at the Mobile World Congress(MWC) 2019 in Barcelona. The foldable phone from Huawei has been teased for a while but no official details about the device were available. A fresh leak has revealed the design and the name of the device. The foldable smartphone from Huawei will be called the Mate X.Huawei Mate X
The Mate X will be the first foldable smartphone from the Chinese electronics giant Huawei. The leaked image shows workers setting up an outdoor advertisement [...]
Samsung will announce the first foldable smartphone of 2019 at the Galaxy Unpacked event on February 20. Several reports and leaks have revealed that many other major OEMs are also working on smartphones with a foldable display. Notably, Apple also may be looking to join the foldable smartphone bandwagon. A patent listing on the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) website by Apple hints that the company is working on a foldable smartphone.Apple Foldable Smartphone
While this patent for a foldable smartphone was filed by Apple on October 12 last year, the patent was granted to it on February 14. Interestingly, the patent by Apple for a foldable device [...]
Previously, a teaser video was released, indicating the fact that Samsung is ‘maybe’ working on a dual sided smartphone. Speculations rose around the fact that if the display is on the outside of the phone housing, it’s not a foldable smartphone at all.
The text in the teaser video actually seemed to ‘curl around’ something. A freshly published patent reveals more about the kind of Galaxy Smartphones Samsung is working on.About The Patent
Samsung has a design patent published at the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office), which is titled as an ‘Electronic Device’. The patent shows a smartphone that has two [...]
Nubia earlier confirmed that it will launch a flexible device at the Mobile World Congress(MWC) on February 25. More details about the device have surfaced as Nubia has sent out invites for the event. The event will see the launch of the Nubia Alpha, a foldable wearable phone that can be tied around the wrist.
The event’s uses a tagine “Flex your Life”. It also shows a device with a flexible display. It wasn’t clear what kind of flexible device we could expect, earlier when Nubia made the announcement, but the graphic on the official invitation resembles the shape of a display. The Nubia announcement shows up after companies like Samsung and Huawei have already [...]
Samsung will launch a plethora of devices at the Unpacked event on February 20 in San Fransisco. There were many leaks and rumors that the foldable Galaxy device might make an appearance at the event but we now finally have official confirmation. Samsung Mobile’s official twitter handle has shared a video confirming that the Galaxy F, as it’s rumored to be called, will be announced alongside the Galaxy S10 series.
The future of mobile will unfold on February 20, 2019. #SamsungEvent pic.twitter.com/MHvwrt7Rf4— Samsung Mobile (@SamsungMobile) February 11, 2019
The Foldable Galaxy smartphone has been long rumored to have the [...]