Samsung unveils its foldable smartphone, calls the technology ‘Infinity Flex Display’

Sarah Tew  CNET

Two days later also in San Francisco, Samsung obscured the final look of its device by placing it in a case.

Other companies: Google has started working on foldable devices, too, The Verge reports.

The three new notched displays should be heading to new devices by 2019 and beyond. A new foundation?Why would we want our displays to fold?

The Galaxy GameDev program was originally announced at Samsung Developer Conference 2016, wherein Samsung sought to provide access to a variety of technical and marketing support options to assist developers in creating quality games for Galaxy devices, and by extension, for Android devices.




"Yes, it feels a bit gimmicky, but the FlexPai does actually deliver on its promise of being the "first foldable smartphone", Mashable's reporter Karissa Bell said.

Samsung is also adding five additional languages to Bixby in the coming months - such as British English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

"This device is very much a first-generation product", he said. The experience was reengineered to reduce clutter and distractions, allowing the user to better focus and quickly navigate their phone.

As Adam Ismail at Tom's Guide found, putting the interactive content in the bottom half of the screen means "wasting" the top half of the display. Some have even teased the images of these devices for whatever it is worth. The lights on the stage dimmed to deliberately obscure details of the device, and Denison opened it like a book to show a main organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen - which Samsung has dubbed "Infinity Flex Display" - that measures 7.3 inches diagonally.

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