Samsung Foldable Phone 'galaxy X' Leak Reveals Screen Details Ahead of Launch Event
Samsung has been teasing the launch of a collapsible phone because 2014 however the groundbreaking gadget might currently be simply a week away, as rumours are plentiful that it will certainly be introduced at a meeting hosted by the South Oriental electronics titan.
Potentially named the Galaxy X or Galaxy F, it is believed the bendy gizmo will certainly be demonstrated at the electronic devices giant's designer conference starting on 7 November, with a potential release date set for some time in 2019.
Samsung has actually been collaborating with YouTube and also Netflix to determine methods to provide content on the folding screen, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The foldable screen may also have name-- the Infinity-V-- after a separate leak exposed Samsung had trademarked the name with the Korean copyright office.
An agent for Samsung was not promptly available for comment.
The concept of a mobile phone including a folding design was first drifted by Samsung in a video launched in 2014, which imagined how individual tools may look in the future.
Samsung has given that filed countless patents relating to bending or folding organic light producing diode (OLED) displays, though no main word has been given on the phone's advancement.
A record earlier this year suggested Samsung had already developed a 7-inch model gadget, code word 'Champion', which would certainly feature a screen that folds up in half "like a pocketbook."
While Samsung will be the first major mobile phone maker to launch a folding mobile phone if it goes ahead with the unveiling of the Galaxy X following week, the insurance claim the "world's initial foldable phone" has actually already been taken by a Californian startup.
Previously today, Royole corporation unveiled the FlexPai mobile phone, which includes a 7.8-inch display screen efficient in folding in half.
Other manufacturers rumoured to be working with similarly-designed gadgets consist of Huawei and also LG.