Smartphone makers bet on foldable screens as next big thing, Telecom News, ET Telecom


SAN FRANCISCO: The smartphone business has been trying to find a breakthrough to revive a market mired in an innovation lull and a gross sales droop.

A possible catalyst is coming with the introduction of telephones that includes versatile screens that may be folded in half with out breaking. That feat may make the units extra versatile for work and pleasure, by growing display house with out making telephones too big.

On Wednesday, Samsung offered a glimpse at a foldable-screen machine that it’ll launch next 12 months. It’s anticipated to compete in opposition to a number of different flexible-screen telephones.

But it is unclear whether or not the flexibleness can have mass attraction, particularly when the flexible units are anticipated to value greater than $1,000.

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