Nubia Alpha flexible watch launched

Nubia Alpha flexible watch launched

Chinese manufacturer Nubia has officially launched the flexible Alpha smartwatch today. The device will be available in China first, other countries will follow later. The Nubia Alpha isn’t the most handsome smartwatch in the world. It’s clunky and big, but admittedly, it’s the first smartwatch with a flexible display. The Chinese version will have a […]

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 […]

Android now supports foldable phones

Android now supports foldable phones

Google have just released the second beta version of Android Q, which includes support for foldable devices. Both app continuity (the app adapts to the screen size on the fly when switching between folded and unfolded states) and multitasking (running two or ore apps at the same time in one screen) is now natively supported […]

First full video preview of the Huawei Mate X

First full video preview of the Huawei Mate X

GSMArena publishes the first full video preview of the upcoming Huawei Mate X foldable smartphone. Reviewer Angie Zampona got her hands on the bendy phone and took it for a first test drive. She came out with a mostly positive judgment. Look and feel Zampona says she likes the low weight of the device and […]

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 Galaxy Fold tested thoroughly (VIDEO)

Samsung Galaxy Fold tested thoroughly (VIDEO)

Samsung is putting the Galaxy Fold display under heavy stress testing. Automated folding machines are bending the device thousands of times, as can be seen in a video released today by the Korean company. The Galaxy Fold can outlast 200,000 folds and unfolds or around five years of use, if used 100 times a day, […]

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 […]

Samsung won’t be using its own CPU in the Galaxy Fold

Samsung won’t be using its own CPU in the Galaxy Fold

The Samsung Galaxy Fold, the company’s first foldable smartphone, will use a Qualcomm Snapdragon 755 CPU. Specifications of the processor leaked out on benchmark website Geekbench. The Korean company did not yet publicly announce the processor brand and model it would use in the Fold, they only said it was a CPU manufactured with 7 […]

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