Samsung's foldable phone may not be what you're hoping for, here's what it could look like

Samsung is likely going to release a foldable phone this year, but it may not be what we were all hoping for. Here's what it could look like.
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38 Comments

1. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2134; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Lol! That’s all I have to say...

2. odachek

Posts: 117; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Wut!? Xiaomi wins then.

5. midan

Posts: 2597; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

How?!?!

3. osterrich21

Posts: 186; Member since: Apr 14, 2017

For me it's OK. More resistant than a flex.The results is the same.

4. midan

Posts: 2597; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

Oh well, This can't be true..

6. Cat97

Posts: 1804; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

So "according to a Samsung patent" is the only evidence for this article ? I mean, how many patents come and go ? I can't see anything more than a click bait article here. Edit: it seems that the author may be right after all, looking at this official video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KIKaS2221I

12. Milen_Y

Posts: 112; Member since: Jun 09, 2016

The same "gap" or "seam", or whatever you want to call it, was also in the Galaxy S10 'Unpacked' event teaser, dividing the image in two.

24. Yousefjaber206

Posts: 104; Member since: Jan 09, 2018

Those are two GS10 beside each other

36. sissy246

Posts: 7035; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Agree It is two s10's side by side

30. miketer

Posts: 505; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

If it's true, then that's a very cheap way to garner interest, especially for the size of a company like Samsung, especially switching off the lights and showing that prototype. Dirty cheap way.

31. Cat97

Posts: 1804; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Actually, if true, this will surely backfire on Samsung.

7. WingMan

Posts: 263; Member since: Mar 28, 2008

Axon M was here first :D

13. osterrich21

Posts: 186; Member since: Apr 14, 2017

The Chinese always ahead...

40. rsiders

Posts: 1898; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

And watch them justify Samsung by saying how better implemented they did it.

8. Xperia14

Posts: 1206; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Makes sense! I was already wondering why there was a gap in their teaser image: https://cdn.cultofmac.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/B91DC8F6-4279-4F0B-9EA7-CC31B54A40B9-780x529.jpeg

9. Poptart2828

Posts: 348; Member since: Jan 23, 2018

Some of the biggest companies play it safe. Let the Chinese do it right and in a few years, maybe the west can join.

14. looneyhouston

Posts: 34; Member since: Apr 10, 2014

And they want how much for two s10's joined together by brackets??

15. Nionx

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 30, 2017

I like it. An actual folding display would be nice and all but this design here is real pretty. I wouldn't be mad if this was the result. Just add an s-pen and drop the price.

16. _deeuk

Posts: 48; Member since: Nov 06, 2018

So fake

39. WingMan

Posts: 263; Member since: Mar 28, 2008

Can't you read man. It is at the bottom of the article " Disclaimer: The concept images featured in this material are based on official patents and preliminary information about the handset."

17. irossdrummer

Posts: 366; Member since: Jan 17, 2015

That would be ugly af having a seam in the middle in tablet mode.... just gonna be an expensive version of the ZTE Axon M

18. pimpin83z

Posts: 391; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

We'll see in a week. Waiting for the Note 10 anyway.

19. Peaceboy

Posts: 640; Member since: Oct 11, 2018

Just wait till Apple release a foldable phone. Design and function are best.

20. foldablephone

Posts: 57; Member since: Sep 19, 2018

Why did my comment get deleted?

21. foldablephone

Posts: 57; Member since: Sep 19, 2018

Wow it seems any critism of Editorial on here is immediately deleted. That’s childish behavior. Fine, I’ll never comment or visit here again. Deleted from bookmark.

22. jibraihimi

Posts: 801; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

Kyocera echo, and Zte axon M might be laughing out loud on seeing this....

23. Tipus

Posts: 819; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

Same crappy speculations from PA as "galaxy s10 won't include 3.5mm jack" :)))

25. skips

Posts: 471; Member since: Oct 04, 2015

so an Axon M with an extra screen..... wow. thats kinda f**ked, especially taking into account all the hype with the prototype displayed recently....

26. Sealblaighter

Posts: 426; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

If this is indeed true, it is really sad they would ask 1500+ $ for it!!!!

32. Vyshak75

Posts: 69; Member since: Mar 03, 2016

I don't think it's true at all... If that was the case, I don't think Samsung had to take this many years to unveil this kind of phone as its relatively easy to build compare to a flexible phone.

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