Waiting for the breakthrough from Samsung.
South Korean company Samsung is actively preparing for the imminent announcement of the revolutionary smartphone with a flexible display. Today it became known technical characteristics of the novelty and the basic principles of interaction with the device.
According to insiders, the first folding smartphone Samsung will be equipped with two OLED displays. The main screen will boast a diagonal of 7.29 inches, and sub — 4.58 inches. In the open state of the device can be used as a tablet, and when folded as a smartphone.
Folding smartphone Samsung has a special hinge developed by company KH Vatec. It is equipped with the gear, which makes bending extremely smooth. In some ways it is reminiscent of the opening/closing laptop lid. The hinge is designed so that it is able to minimize the damage to the display when falling smartphone.
As emphasized by informed sources, the device will be shown at the conference SDC 2018, which will be held from 7 to 8 November in San Francisco. In a month Samsung plans to produce up to 100 thousand smartphones. The total for the year will be produced from 500 thousand to 1 million copies. After that, Samsung will assess the demand and decide whether to make any changes to the design.
Source: The Bell