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 […]

The Galaxy Fold display may still shatter (and Samsung promises to repair it for free)

The Galaxy Fold display may still shatter (and Samsung promises to repair it for free)

The Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone will have strengthened Corning Gorilla glass on the secondary, outside display. The Korean company confirmed this week that the outside display is not flexible with a plastic cover layer, like the inside folding display, but a regular smartphone screen. As a result, the Fold may suffer from broken glass when […]

New video of Xiaomi foldable phone leaked

New video of Xiaomi foldable phone leaked

A new video of the Xiaomi double-folding device, demoed earlier by the company’s president Lin Bin, has leaked on the internet. A short video of someone folding the device appeared first on the Chinese social network Weibo. After folding the device, he puts it on a cup of noodles. The device features an (approximately) 11 […]

Samsung: ‘no crease in production models’

Samsung: ‘no crease in production models’

Samsung are confident that production models of their Galaxy Fold smartphone, which will be available next month, won’t suffer from visible creases in the display. Samsung spokesperson Cella Sin confirmed to Foldable News that the final retail model will be completely wrinkle-free. Doubts were raised by a leaked video (embedded below), showing a clear crease […]

How Samsung brought itself in trouble with an unnecessary crease

How Samsung brought itself in trouble with an unnecessary crease

A video (shown below) has leaked out of someone operating a Samsung Galaxy Fold prototype, with a clearly visible crease in the middle. Prominent technology websites around the world are reporting about this wrinkle, turning it into a PR-nighmare for Samsung. The crease is quickly becoming the main reason why consumers are advised not to […]