Samsung Foldable Smartphone Release Date, Features & More: Rumors of the production of Samsung’s foldable smartphone might go to be true. We have heard in the past that Samsung could make foldable smartphones but there was not any detail available related to this. Now some reports suggested that it could become reality in 2017. According to a report from Korean news site ETNews, Samsung could finally bring its foldable smartphone. First of all to test the device a prototype of that will be made and will give to the partners. For this company only made thousands of such smartphone initially.
So in 2017, we can’t expect its launch for the consumers. The prototype of the smartphone may undergo into production in Q3 of this year suggested by the reports of ETNews. After monitoring the quality of the smartphone through prototype if the company will find that it meets the standards that company wants then they will start the production of the device for the consumers.
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So it may take 2018 for its proper launch. Till that we have to wait for this foldable smartphone. According to the report from Korea Herald Samsung may roll out more than 100,000 units of the device in this year. Reportedly it says that you can use the device as the 7-inch tablet when unfolded.
Report from ETNews suggested that at the event of Mobile World Congress held last month this year, Samsung has shown the prototype of the device to some major mobile network providers. The project is called as Project Valley and also known as Galaxy X, this name may change after the release.
This foldable smartphone will fold like a wallet. This feature will be possible when the bendable OLED panel uses instead of the flexible panel. This concept if implement then it would completely provide a new feature to the device and Samsung will be able to increase it sell and could compete well with the Apple device. The idea of making foldable smartphone seems quite interesting. However, the look of the foldable smartphone was described in a patent application from an electronics company that came in November 2016. A fold in the middle of the screen was described that will allow the user to close it like the clamshell dumbphone.
Apart from Samsung, LG is also supposed to launch their foldable devices in the fourth quarter of this year. It is also assumed that LG’s foldable smartphone will come with more advanced technology than Samsung.