Samsung’s foldable smartphone will be announced next year

CaptureA latest rumor surfaced on the web via Samsung’s Mobile Chief DJ Koh that the company will launch a foldable device in 2019. Earlier there was expectation that the device will be launched in 2018. At the CES event, he said that UX is the major problem with its first foldable smartphone and the company has been actively working to resolve this problem. The exact date of its announcement is still not confirmed by the company yet. Also according to the latest report, the company will develop foldable displays by March, and manufacture panels in September. The full manufacturing of the device will be started from November,2019. The device will come with a 7.3-inch flexible OLED display, while on folding it will be used as a smartphone, and its unfolded form will make it a tablet.

As we know the device Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) just launched and it comes with 6-inch (1080×2220 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED display, 6GB RAM with 64GB storage, 4GB RAM with 32GB storage, expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card. It has dual-SIM functionality, dimension of 159.9×75.7x 8.3 mm and weighs 191g. It comes with IP68 ratings for water and dust resistance. The Galaxy A8+ (2018) support Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) and Near Field Communication (NFC) and are equipped with Samsung Pay. The fingerprint sensor is located at the back panel just below the primary camera. Further, both the phones are the first in A series to support Samsung Gear VR.
It is powered by Octa-Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa) Exynos 7885 14nm processor with Mali-G71 GPU and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat).
It has 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture and 16MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture, secondary 8MP camera with f/1.9 aperture.
Connectivity wise, it features 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v5, NFC, USB Type-C. It is powered by 3500mAh battery with adaptive fast charging.

 

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