The long rumoured foldable phone of Samsung, the Galaxy X, may be launched next year, as per a new report.
As per a report of The Bell, Samsung Electronics has made a mass production of some parts related to folder phone.
“Parts that are scheduled for mass production are basic parts that are not related to most designs. The volume of production varies depending on parts, but it is not as large as 500,000 to 2,000,000 units. It is certainly not for mass production, but it is too big for a sample,” it added, indicating that the foldable phone design may have been finalised and production has started.
This is however not the first time that a 2019 launch schedule was predicted. In January this year, Samsung’s Mobile Chief DJ Koh said that the company will be launching a foldable smartphone sometime in 2018.
As of now, the specifications of the foldable phone is not known but the device is expected to feature a 7.3-inch flexible OLED display, folding which will make it a smartphone. By unfolding the device, users can use it like a tablet. The flexible smartphone can be considered as the next wave of revolution in the smartphone industry. Although, there is no official word about this development, it would be interesting to see the upcoming foldable smartphone from Samsung’s arsenal.
(Disclaimer: An earlier leaked picture of the alleged Samsung foldable phone)