Smartphone that morphs into a bracelet

Smartphone that morphs into a bracelet

Chinese electronics brand TCL is working on a foldable smartphone that bends into a bracelet. Cnet reports that images of the device and patent applications were leaked to them. The company, best known for its televisions, plans a series of at least 5 foldable products. TCL owns the famous Blackberry brand and is also owner […]

This is the new Apple Watch with flexible display

This is the new Apple Watch with flexible display

The world patent office gives us a glimpse at Apple’s future plans for its smartwatch. A patent for a smartwatch with flexible display was awarded to Apple this week, Foldable.News discovered. The World Intellectual Property Organisation published the patent yesterday. The curved display spans the entire watch face and band, turning it into one large […]

Apple gets another foldable phone patent

Apple gets another foldable phone patent

Mobile tech giant Apple was awarded with another foldable phone patent yesterday. The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) published a patent for a flip-phone with flexible screen that bends in the middle. The Apple design resembles a prototype from flexible display manufacturer BOE, shown recently at Display Week in San Jose. However, Apple is not […]

Here are all the foldables we expect to see at Mobile World Congress

Here are all the foldables we expect to see at Mobile World Congress

This time next week, a series of press conferences for Mobile World Congress in Barcelona kicks off with a presentation by Samsung on Wednesday, Feb 20. Pre-show press conferences will also be held by Huawei, Microsoft, Xiaomi, Oppo, Nokia and Sony. Which foldable phone announcements can we expect? And what do we know so far […]

Flexible and rollable displays at Amsterdam tradeshow (VIDEO)

Flexible and rollable displays at Amsterdam tradeshow (VIDEO)

More than 80.000 people visited Integrated Systems Europe last week in Amsterdam. It’s a tradeshow for audiovisual business systems, such as projection systems, digital whiteboards and videoconferencing. Foldable.News made a video report of the show, looking for flexible, transparent, rollable and other innovative displays. LG, Samsung and Sony were present at the tradeshow and showed […]

Corning shows bendable glass to be used in foldable phones

Corning shows bendable glass to be used in foldable phones

U.S. glass producer Corning, maker of reinforced ‘Gorilla glass, have given Cnet a glimpse of their future development, showing the production of bendable glass. The ultra thin glass can bend to a 5mm radius, making it suitable for foldable phones. As we wrote earlier, the World Intellectual Property Organisation, WIPO, recently assigned a number of […]

Why do we need a foldable phone anyway?

Why do we need a foldable phone anyway?

Photo credit: LetsGoDigital.org Foldable phones promise to become the consumer tech hype of 2019. But some industry watchers are skeptic. Our current phones are fine they say, they get the job done. Why do we need a foldable phone anyway? Here are five good reasons why we at Foldable News think you want one. 1. […]

Samsung flaunts new foldable device in leaked promo-video

A video featuring a previously unknown foldable Samsung device has leaked out on YouTube. It’s a book-type foldable phone with a large outside screen and double-sized inner display. Update 2 feb: the video is now officially released. The device is featured twice in the video with a wide-angle and a close-up shot, but it doesn’t […]

Flexible smartwatch will debut at Mobile World Congress

Flexible smartwatch will debut at Mobile World Congress

The Nubia Alpha smartwatch, made by Chinese telecom company ZTE, will make its commercial debut at MWC in Barcelona next month. According to a post on the Weibo social network, the device, which has a bent OLED-display will be made commercially available after the show. The device has been shown at different trade shows earlier, […]