Can you see the future?
Futuristic-looking bendable tablets and smartphones have captured our imagination for years. Whether it’s the folding tablets found in Westworld or the many book-like slates with foldable pages in Microsoft’s future vision videos, a phone that folds out into a much larger device is dreamlike.
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Everything We Know About Samsung’s Foldable Phone
The foldable debate is underway
“Few are debating ‘if’ foldable or rollable mobile displays are the future of smartphones, the only question is when and by whom,” explains Patrick Moorhead, an industry analyst at Moor Insights and former AMD executive.
“The core benefit of a foldable smartphone is that the user can have the benefit of a larger display but can still fit it into their pocket, coat, or purse.”
SAMSUNG’S first device uses two displays
Samsung is actually using two separate displays to create its foldable phone — one on the inside, and a smaller display on the outside.
Although it looks very stocky, Samsung says the device hiding inside the disguise is actually “stunning.”