Notification Center

This is our new notification center. Inside, you will find updates on the most important things happening right now.


Hmm, push notifications seem to be disabled in your browser. You can enable them from the 'Settings' icon in the URL bar of your browser.
Black Friday deals
Catch limited-time Black Friday deals on tech before they are gone!

Would you still buy a foldable phone, or are you good with rigid handset screens?

Would you still buy a foldable phone, or are you good with rigid handset screens?
There are only two upcoming foldable phones from brand-name manufacturers that have actually reached a retail stage and you can buy in the next weeks - Huawei's Mate X and Samsung's Galaxy Fold.

Since they use the two main design approaches in building such bendy devices - the Mate X is of the out-folding type, while the Fold is an innie - they still provide a good overview of what's in store for us further down that road, when more players enter the foldables scene, and prices start going down. 

Well, those extra players may use a few other available approaches, like Sharp's clamshell with bendable display, or Xiaomi's dual-folding type, but they are still derivatives of the "innie" or "outie" designs. The first iterations are depicted in the short GIF here, and Xiaomi's dual folder video is right below:

There have been plenty of previews and spec rundowns on the first two foldables that will be duking it out for the hearts of early adopters in the next few months, plus we even had the first #Foldgate even before the bendy Galaxy has gone on sale. 

This is why we wanted to ask you whether you are angling for a foldable handset some time in your future, or, based on what you've seen so far in that market, you are good with your retro rigid phone screen.

Would you buy a foldable phone, or are you good with rigid handset screens?

Nah, I'm good

New reasons to get excited every week

Get the most important news, reviews and deals in mobile tech delivered straight to your inbox

HOT Black Friday Deals

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3

$1649 99
$2049 98
Buy at Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

$999 99
$1199 99
Buy at Samsung
Discover more deals

Related phones

Samsung Galaxy Fold specs
  • Display 7.3 inches 2152 x 1536 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Triple camera) 10 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 12GB RAM
  • Storage 512GB, not expandable
  • Battery 4380 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie Samsung One UI
Huawei Mate X specs
  • Display 8.0 inches 2480 x 2200 pixels
  • Camera 40 MP (Quad camera)
  • Hardware HiSilicon Kirin 980 8GB RAM
  • Storage 512GB, Nano Memory (NM)
  • Battery 4500 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie

Latest News

FCC OKs Cingular\'s purchase of AT&T Wireless