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The flexible Samsung Galaxy Fold: all the rumors on design, price, release date, specs

The flexible Samsung Galaxy Fold: all the rumors on design, price, release date, specs

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We have been teased with "foldable smartphones" for a while now. For a couple of years, we've been hearing that Samsung is prepping one, but recently, manufacturers like Xiaomi and Huawei also threw their hat in the ring. And while the concept might sound a bit outlandish, we do remember that the Galaxy Note Edge, which launched back in 2014, was quite eccentric for its own time as well. By the looks of it, the future might just be foldable. And that future might be very, very close. Samsung has teased us time and again with its upcoming Galaxy Fold (name unconfirmed) and it seems we just might see it announced on the 20th of February, just before MWC! Huawei will be close on its tail, too, so we presume Sammy is in a hurry here. So, it's a good time to take a look back at the le
Foldable Smartphones the Next Generation

Foldable Smartphones the Next Generation

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Chinese phone maker Xiaomi recently revealed a device that, at first glance, looks like a tablet. Then it folds up into a phone. While it's just a prototype, it's an example of a trend that's likely to occur in the coming years, as popular device makers begin to sell products with folding screens. The Xiaomi device, as you can see in the video above which was posted to Xiaomi's social networks and later put on YouTube by The Verge, looks like a normal tablet at first. But, later in the clip, the tablet is folded into thirds, with the left and right side bent behind the center. The tablet suddenly becomes about the size of a large cellphone, a form factor that makes sense for some things that a tablet doesn't work well for, like placing phone calls. Samsung also revealed a prot