Samsung to reveal some features of foldable phone this week

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The reveal is also created to help developers ensure their apps are optimised for the folding screen, because as we all know devices are doomed to fail if they don't get the right app support.

Samsung's foldable phone was previously also rumoured to be called as Galaxy X suggesting that Galaxy S10 and the foldable phone could be the same device. Samsung is holding a developer conference in November that could give us our first look at the new form factor.

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Samsung has always been rumoured to be working on a foldable phone. Talking about this an unnamed Samsung official said, "Unlike our flagship products, the foldable phone is a completely new concept in terms of design and user experience, which requires a different approach".

Now that I've cranked up your excitement, it's time to deflate the mood ever so slightly because while Samsung, has indeed, teased a foldable device on its official Facebook page, the main image is all that we have to go on.

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The last rumor from the Wall Street Journal claimed Samsung's foldable display phone would be out early next year, but remember the rumor mill has been saying that for years.

Meanwhile, Samsung could be set to reveal its own foldable phone later this month. It also talks about the USA for a foldable display.

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The foldable phone will go on sale as a consumer device in China, but for now is only available as a developer model in the U.S. from December. Yes, it feels a bit gimmicky, but the FlexPai does actually deliver on its promise of being the "first foldable smartphone". Would you sport a foldable smartphone? Though Royole has a much smaller development team, the device has an impressive array of features to help it compete with mobile giants across the globe. Royole says the display can withstand 200,000 folds before it starts to degrade, which should more than cover the lifespan of the phone. Apparently, Samsung has told a few Korean media outlets that it will unveil the phone's UX at the event.

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