At a time when we are hearing about rumours that Samsung will launch the first foldable smartphone in 2018, it seems that ZTE will be the first company to release a foldable smartphone on October 17.
According to a report by Android Authority, ZTE is all set to launch a dual-screen smartphone codenamed as Axon Multy and it will launch it as the Axon M. The publication has also revealed live images of the smartphone, which shows a hinge-like setup on the side that could attach the secondary display.
The report further adds that dual screens would deliver a screen size almost to a small tablet. The dual screens could each display two apps at the same time, which would take multitasking to next level. The report mentions that the smartphone will sport dual Full HD display, which will fold into a 6.8-inch screen with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1920 pixels. ZTE has already confirmed that it will be holding an event on October 17 in New York, where it will unveil the dual-screen smartphone, the Axon M.
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This could be a big leap in smartphone’s industry as it will change the whole perception of a smartphone. The dual screens could be used for PC-like multitasking and could open a door of myriad opportunities. The smartphone will surely give a stiff competition to the likes of Apple iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30. But the real competitor would the upcoming Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone that will be launched in 2018.
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