The Samsung Galaxy X, a foldable smartphone that goes into your pocket as a mid-sized smartphone and when its time to watch a video, it becomes a tablet. The Galaxy X is real and Samsung may have accidentally confirmed that the phone is close to its launch date.
A support page went up on Samsung’s website for an SM-G888N0 handset, which was spotted by Dutch-language site MobielKopen. Samsung’s support document did not offer any insight into what the SM-G888 device is supposed to be, but that model number has been linked with the Galaxy X a few times in the past. According to same website that spotted the page, the SM-G888 already received various certifications from [...]
Innovation in the smartphone industry has seen a dip in the past few years, with near bezel-less displays being one of the few new “big changes” happening. We have seen smartphone manufacturers tinker with displays so far, with Samsung’s flagship devices sporting a curved display, LG’s V series featuring a secondary display and the likes of Vivo sticking a secondary display at the back of the phone. Keeping up with its tradition of innovating in the display department, Samsung showcased a foldable display smartphone back in 2013 and announced its desire to make the phone a commercial product. Now, the smartphone with a foldable display has been certified in [...]
While Apple took to the Steve Jobs Theater to launch the all-new iPhone X, Samsung has expressed its aim to release a foldable display based Android device in 2018. According to a report by the Associated Press, the phone would feature a bendable display and will be released under the company’s flagship Galaxy Note line. Samsung unveiled the foldable tab/phone concept in 2013 and unveiled an improved prototype at the MWC 2017, which suggests that a working retail model of the ambitious foldable smartphone might not be too far away.
Dongjin Koh, President of mobile business at Samsung told some reporters at a news conference in South Korea that there are still hurdles [...]
Just one step away from producing it, Samsung Electronics and Samsung Display will collaborate to give the world a foldable smartphone prototype in the third quarter of 2017. Assuming that the prototype is unveiled around the speculated date, the consumer ready devices will only be launched in 2018. However, that will depend on the response the prototype gets from the mass.
While Samsung has been hinting at a foldable smartphone in the offing for years now, there’s no proof of a concrete development. However, after Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s ill-fated demise in the market last year, Samsung is expected to bring forward an innovative design that can make the disaster a [...]