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Samsung Reveals Its First Foldable Smartphone

Samsung has introduced its first foldable smartphone. Developed by a Korean technology company, the phone is entitled the Infinity Flex Display and contains a foldable technology behind its tablet-sized smartphone.

Samsung demonstrated the device at its developer conference, at first hiding its compact design to then reveal it folds out into a 7.3-inch tablet display. The device will utilize a feature called “multi-active window” that’ll allow three apps to operate at the same time. Mass production of its Infinity Flex Display will begin in “a matter of months,” according to SVP of mobile product marketing Justin Denison.

Google has stated it will support these new foldable Android handhelds and that it’ll work closely with Samsung for the launch of these phones next year. It’ll also offer guidance for developers to support these displays.



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Take a look at Samsung’s upcoming foldable phone, powered by the Infinity Flex Display. After years of anticipation, Samsung at last showcased a device that transforms from phone to tablet in an instant during #SDC18. Though their demo was brief, we learned a few important things about the device. Its 7.3-inch screen can be folded “hundreds of thousands of times” with a specially-designed version of Android accommodating for running multiple apps simultaneously across the various form factors. Samsung says mass production will begin “in the coming months,” meaning we could get a look at what this device looks like in the wild very soon! Now that you’ve gotten a (brief) glimpse of how it works, what do you think: Are you ready to reimagine the device you use every day? ??

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