2019 will remain in history as the year when the first smartphones with flexible screens out in the free market. Of course, if they will conquer the market and find whether the consumer is still a big question, but the fact that they appear on the shelves and will fight for our wallets — it is an indisputable fact. So let’s see what folding gadgets worthy of your attention this year.
It is necessary to say that a number of manufacturers have already shown their equipment and preparing to the release, while others only teselli gadgets, and some are yet “sitting in the shade” and you can preview your telephone at any time.
The announcement of the smartphone took place on 31 October 2018 in Beijing and is one of the first shown to the public devices. Flexpai screen folds out and has a diagonal of 7.8 inches with a resolution of 1920×1440. Inside the device installed the worst the “filling” in the face of Snapdragon 855. The gadget can also boast one of the dual 20-megapixel and one double wide-angle 16-megapixel camera and a battery capacity of 3970 mAh.
Smartphone from Samsung
The South Korean firm introduced its foldable phone a week later, November 7, 2018, and it looks very similar to the device addressed by the paragraph above. Screen 7.3 inch bent inwards, allowing you to use it as a normal phone. While in “tablet” mode, you can launch up to three apps at a time.
Lin Bin, co-founder and president of Xiaomi, introduced @xiaomi‘s first double-foldable smartphone in a video posted on his Weibo account. The phone is able to fold down on both sides and, based on user’s needs, can be a smartphone or a tablet. pic.twitter.com/DwcoPe5dcX
— Global Times (@globaltimesnews) January 23, 2019
From Xiaomi is a very interesting implementation of the concept of folding smartphone screen. The Chinese company somehow made the design very elegant and they even showed his work in video 23 Jan 2019. Smartphone Xiaomi has very small borders on the sides and this very much sets it apart from competitors. Also gagdet has two, not one point of flexion.
The smartphone from Huawei
Huawei is a major player in the smartphone market, and certainly they do not want to remain aloof from the increasingly popular trend. At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 24 February the company is going to show your foldable smartphone (as clearly hints the teaser with the date of the announcement). According to some reports, the new product may have support for 5G.
The revived Motorola RAZR
Motorola may not be very familiar to our young readers, but people caught the mid-2000s, I remember that at the time of the famous RAZR V3 was the representative of the high-end smartphone. But the rigidity of the company and competitors Apple, Samsung and Google pushed Motorola off the pedestal.
However, it seems that the company wants to regain its former glory. The recent concept looks like a remake of their classic line RAZR. According to The Wall Street Journal, Lenovo (they now owned by Motorola) wants to revive the RAZR brand with a folding screen, and the announcement may take place later this month.
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