Here's a first look at Samsung’s new foldable smartphone

Isaac Cain
November 9, 2018

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At first glance, one of the most noticeable improvements with the Galaxy J4 Core compared to the J2 Core is the display.

Samsung and Huawei have been beaten to the market, however, by Royole, a Chinese display making start-up, which last week unveiled a foldable Android phone with a 7.8 inch screen, priced from around US$1,300 (S$1,800).

With lights on the stage dimmed, Justin Denison, a senior vice president of mobile product marketing, gives a glimpse of Samsung's first foldable mobile device at a developers conference in San Francisco Wednesday.

According to Samsung Exynos' Twitter page, the company plans to show off the new Exynos processor on November 14th.

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The leaker says that the current camera technology that would let Samsung place a camera under the OLED screen is "immature", as not enough light is able to reach the sensor.

The device will be called the "Infinity Flex Display". A new foundation?Why would we want our displays to fold?

Other companies: Google has started working on foldable devices, too, The Verge reports.

Dave Burke, vice president of engineering at Google, said at the Android Developer Summit that Google is "enhancing Android to take advantage of this new form factor with as little work as necessary". OLED displays in many modern smartphones are actually already flexible if you were to remove them from the rigid casing, but not to the same degree as these new displays. Huawei is planning to release a 5G foldable phone in mid-2019.

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