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[Update: November 13, 2018]
Name & Pricing of Samsung’s Upcoming Foldable Phone
According to the South Korean news agency Yonhap News, sources mention that the phone will be called Samsung Galaxy F. This “leak” further cements that rumor.
Samsung Galaxy F will be launched a month after the phone maker announces the Galaxy S10 in February. The Galaxy S10 itself is rumored to be 5G-enabled.
Yonhap News mentions that the Galaxy F will come at an astoundingly high price of $1,770. But it was quick to say that Samsung hasn’t finalized a price for it yet. Still, you should expect it to cost $1,500 or above, considering that the company’s Note series costs around $1,000 at launch.
[Update: November 8, 2018]
Samsung Finally Unveils Foldable Smartphone
Samsung has finally announced its foldable smartphone at its fifth annual developer conference. The foldable phone, which is essentially a tablet when fully opened and a phone when closed, was demonstrated by Samsung’s Senior Vice President of Mobile Marketing Justin Denison at SDC last night.
The company has used what it calls Infinity Flex Display for the foldable device that lets users open and close it again without any degradation.
The South Korean tech giant said the device would be mass produced in the coming months. However, the smartphone showcased at the Samsung Developer Conference isn’t the final product.
[Update: November 5, 2018]
Samsung Teases Foldable Phone, Expected to Be Unveiled on November 7th
Samsung may finally be ready to give us a first look at its much-anticipated foldable smartphone at its Developer Conference, which kicks off tomorrow in San Francisco.
Even the Korean giant cannot control its excitement and has posted a teaser with a folded Samsung logo on its official ‘Samsung Mobile’ Facebook page, seen above.
Rumors are the folding design will have a hinge in the middle, two displays (a 7.29-inch on the inside and 4.6-inch on the outside), a flagship chipset, and a massive battery. Find out everything we know so far about the phone here.