One of the hottest themes of the second half of 2018 is undoubtedly the debate as to when the first folding smartphone will arrive. Samsung is the manufacturer that has been talking about this smartphone for more years.
However, during the past few months, several Chinese manufacturers have joined the race. There are even reports that the South Korean manufacturer will provide folding OLED displays for many of them. Now, Samsung CEO has just revealed amazing news.
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Over the past few months, all information has pointed to a presentation in early 2019. But DJ Koh may have practically confirmed the arrival of the first folding smartphone much earlier than expected.
With competition from Chinese manufacturers tightening the siege, the brand had no other solution to ensure that it would be the first manufacturer to feature a true folding smartphone.
Samsung's first folding smartphone may arrive before Christmas
In interview with CNBCDJ Koh said it was time for Samsung to bring its fans the first folding smartphone. Especially after several user surveys have revealed that there is really a market waiting for this type of device.
Although there is not yet an official date of your arrival. Samsung CEO revealed that it is possible that the anticipated smartphone will be unveiled at the Samsung Developers Conference. This event will begin November 7 in San Francisco, California.
He also said that one of the main goals of the manufacturer with this new smartphone, is to be able to create a unique experience when "unfolded". That is, offer an experience that is nothing like a tablet.
DJ Koh said that if his users don't see something special about his features that distinguishes him from a tablet, they won't be able to justify their purchase. All of the manufacturer's innovations come for the sole purpose of sending a meaningful message to its users, making it clear why they were created.
Again, no specific information about possible release dates or market price was disclosed. Still, we gladly welcome the news that before Christmas we will already know what the first device of this new Era will look like.
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Source | Via