Samsung has teased a new type of foldable smartphone, one where the screen folds in half in the same fashion as “flip phones” made popular in the early 2000s.
Samsung’s Galaxy Fold smartphone is “ready” to be released following a delay after issues with the device’s screen were discovered.
Huawei is to delay the launch of its first foldable smartphone, the Mate X, saying it wants to test the device further after rival Samsung suffered issues with its own foldable phone earlier this year.
Samsung has confirmed it is to delay the launch of its first foldable smartphone after some early reviewers reported issues with the phone’s screen.
Samsung’s new Galaxy Fold smartphone will be the first of many devices with flexible screens in the coming years, a company director has said.
Chinese firm TCL Communication has unveiled its own flexible display as it looks to offer an alternative to the new foldable phones from Huawei and Samsung.
Foldable devices mark the “biggest change” ever in the smartphone industry, according to Huawei’s mobile boss.
Huawei has joined Samsung in announcing its first foldable smartphone, with a flexible phone-sized screen that opens out to a tablet-sized device.
BlackBerry boss John Chen has hailed the company’s resurgence after moving away from smartphone manufacturing.