Samsung today announced it will be hosting an event on Wednesday, February 20 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, with the media invitation teasing new Galaxy S10 smartphones.
Samsung’s event invite The Wall Street Journal today reported that Samsung plans to announce three new Galaxy S10 models along with an all-new foldable smartphone dubbed the „Galaxy Fold“ at the event, with a simultaneous keynote in London. A fourth model with 5G network support will allegedly be released later in the spring.
Rumors point towards Samsung unveiling a lower-end Galaxy S10 Lite with a 5.8-inch display, Galaxy S10 [...]
At its 2018 Developer Conference, Samsung today showed off its new foldable display technology, called Infinity Flex.
Samsung is using the Infinity Flex technology for a device that features 7.3-inch flexible display that can be folded in half. While in full screen mode, the device is meant to be used as a tablet, and when folded in half, it functions as a smartphone.
Samsung’s Infinity Flex demo begins at about one hour and 22 minutes into the developer conference video Samsung says that the Infinity Flex display is the „future of mobile display technology“ and the foundation for the „smartphone of tomorrow.“
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Samsung is still on track to unveil its first foldable smartphone later in 2018, Samsung Mobile CEO DJ Koh told CNBC.
According to Koh, it is „time to deliver“ on a foldable device after Samsung research revealed that there is consumer interest in such a device.
A smartphone concept with bendable display from Samsung Samsung first announced its plans for a smartphone with a bendable display in September 2017, and at the time, Koh said that the device would be positioned as a Galaxy Note. Given that Samsung has already announced this year’s Galaxy Note 9, it’s likely the new foldable smartphone will feature its own branding and will be sold [...]
Apple plans to launch a foldable iPhone two years from now, according to Wamsi Mohan, an analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
A fan-made foldable iPhone concept Mohan shared his prediction in a research note obtained by CNBC after spending a week in Asia meeting with companies in Apple’s supply chain. He expects the foldable iPhone will launch in 2020 and said it could potentially „double up as a tablet,“ suggesting the device could expand to have an iPad-like form factor.
This isn’t the first time we’ve heard this rumor. Back in December 2016, a Korean report said LG Display was developing and mass-producing foldable displays for [...]