LG: foldabe phones not ready for primetime

LG: foldabe phones not ready for primetime

LG doesn’t think foldable display technology is ready for massmarket introduction. The company has no plans to introduce a foldable device anytime soon, says LG Electronics boss Brian Kwon. Kwon is quoted by AndroidAuthority as saying: “We have reviewed releasing the foldable smartphone when launching 5G smartphone but decided not to produce it.” First generation Last […]

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 […]

Samsung spills all the beans except the foldable phone (VIDEO)

Samsung spills all the beans except the foldable phone (VIDEO)

Samsung is holding a much hyped event next week to introduce its new Galaxy 10th generation series of smartphones. But prior to the show, almost all the specs and pictures have leaked out. Only the foldable phone has been kept tightly under the lid. No unofficial pictures or specs have been leaked, since the sneak […]

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 […]

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, […]

Samsung will release multiple foldables this year

Samsung will release multiple foldables this year

Samsung will introduce more than just one foldable phone model in 2019, the company says in its quarterly financial statement released today. Samsung says it will be offering new product innovations this year ‘including foldable smartphones’. The statement also says: “This year, Samsung aims to lead trends in the market by launching foldable and 5G […]

Samsung, Intel and Corning receive foldable patents

Samsung, Intel and Corning receive foldable patents

The World Intellectual Property Organisation, WIPO, has assigned a number of patents for foldable devices to companies such as Samsung, Intel and Corning (maker of reinforced ‘Gorilla glass’). Clearly the race to the foldable device market is on, with dozens of companies applying for patents to multiple aspects of the manufacturing process. Samsung received a […]

Honor rather punches a hole than folds phones

Honor rather punches a hole than  folds phones

Chinese phone manufacturer Honor doesn’t believe the future of phones is foldable. At a press conference introducing their new flagship model, the View 20, the president’s CEO made critical remarks about the competition, who is about to launch smartphones with foldable displays. Honor’s President, George Zhao told TechRadar: “For us it is all about experience. […]