Samsung’s upcoming foldable smartphone has become the talk of the town for a while now and it seems that the company might finally release it next year. Reportedly, the foldable smartphone will arrive as early as 2019.
As per a report of The Wall Street Journal, the upcoming Samsung smartphone will be internally codenamed ‘Winner’ and feature a 7-inch display with a folding screen which can be folded in half “like a wallet”. It is said to be officially announced in early 2019. It is to be noted that this is inline with the previous report suggesting that Samsung might launch the device during Mobile World Congress in February next year.
The report says that 7-inch display when folded out will be roughly the size of a small tablet along with a small secondary display on one side. When opened, the phone will be almost all screen, the report notes.
In the same report, the Wall Street Journal has also revealed that Samsung Bixby speaker will also be officially announced during the Samsung Unpacked event in New York City on August 9.
As per a recent report, the smartphone will be named as Galaxy X and will come with a price tag of $1,850, which roughly translate to a whopping Rs 1,25,180. If this is believed to be true, then this will Samsung’s most expensive smartphone ever. Coming to the foldable smartphone, it is reported to feature a massive 7.3-inch display, which when folded, can shrink to a 4.5-inch screen. On the specifications front, the latest device could share a similar specs sheet of the Galaxy S10.