Vodafone puts Huawei Mate X on hold

Vodafone puts Huawei Mate X on hold

One of the biggest carriers in the world, Vodafone, has postponed the launch of the Huawei Mate X foldable smartphone. In a statement, the company says it’s pausing pre-orders for the device because of the uncertainty regarding Android software updates after the Trump presidential decree, banning US companies from dealing with Huawei. Long term support […]

Foldable Motorola Razr concept video

Foldable Motorola Razr concept video

Designer Waqar Khan has made an interesting video, showing rendered animations of the recently published foldable phone patent, that was awarded to Motorola. The famous flip phone of the nineties, gets a flexible screen and modern Android OS. The design was filed last month and appears to show a device with a flexible screen that […]

Google talks foldables during developer conference (video)

Google talks foldables during developer conference (video)

Google has shown their continued support for foldable devices during its I/O developer conference in Mountain View, California. In the opening keynote, mobile manager Stephanie Cuthbertson showed some of the main features of the 10th version of Android, nicknamed ‘Q’ (video below). It supports screen continuity and multitasking, taking advantage of the extra screen real […]

Huawei Mate X release date revealed in leaked roadmap

Huawei Mate X release date revealed in leaked roadmap

The Mate X foldable smartphone from Huawei will launch in July 2019, according to a leaked roadmap that was posted to Chinese website PCpop. A slide showing the date, was shown during a marketing presentation by Huawei to Chinese retailers. They were told Huawei will initially produce a first batch of 100.000 devices. Vulnerability Huawei […]

Galaxy Fold displays now also breaking in China

Galaxy Fold displays now also breaking in China

Not only US reviewers have experienced broken screens with their Samsung Galaxy Fold. In China, two reviewers had similar experiences recently. Images of the problems were posted to Chinese social media. Protective layer In one case, a reviewer tore the protective layer from his foldable smartphone, much like vlogger Marques Brownlee and tech-reporter Mark Gurman […]

Casey Neistat, Marques Brownlee and other celebrity vloggers talk about the Galaxy Fold

Casey Neistat, Marques Brownlee and other celebrity vloggers talk about the Galaxy Fold

Samsung is continuing its PR-campaign for the Galaxy Fold by allowing topnotch vloggers hands-on time with the Galaxy Fold. The Korean company sent their first foldable smartphone to the big name vloggers, hoping for positive reviews and millions of views. That strategy seems to work. MKBHD Marques Brownlee (aka MKHBD) has 8.3 million subscribers on […]

Sharp presents foldable phone prototype (VIDEO)

Sharp presents foldable phone prototype (VIDEO)

Japanese company Sharp has showed a foldable smartphone, using their own flexible display technology. The phone was presented at a trade show in Japan. The display is a 6.2″ flexible AMOLED with a high, WQHD+ (1440×3040) resolution. It folds in half vertically, according to Engadget Japan. Booth personell says that it can withstand over 300,000 […]

Foldables to account for 5% of flagship phones in 5 years time

Foldables to account for 5% of  flagship phones in 5 years time

Research firm Gartner predicts that foldable phones will account for five percent of high-end phones by 2023, amounting to 30 million units. While Gartner analysts expect foldable phones to potentially re-inject innovation in the smartphone market, they are cautious about their short-term uptake due to trade-offs.  Roberta Cozza, senior analyst at Gartner, says: Through the next […]

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