Samsung has shown the first mobile prototype of a mobile device that can be expanded to larger or folded, thanks to a flexible display. Indeed, there is no specific information when such technology will be available on store shelves but Samsung claims it is already advanced enough to enable mass production of flexible screens in the coming months.
The biggest manufacturer smart phones The world is for a flexible display that tells them Infinity Flex Display, has developed a new form of polymer that can be flexible and solid at the same time, and special glue bending, ensuring that the screen is folded or stretched when the user wants it.
Prototype device on which it is Samsung he showed that overlapping the screen looks in practice, has two screens. When it's closed, it looks like a classic Samsung smartphone.
The device can then open, revealing a 7.3 inch (18.5 inches) screen. This mode can be used as a tablet and at the same time can open up to three applications on the screen.
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A specific time frame or even the date when a folding smartphone will be available, Samsung has not yet announced, but is the vice president of a US subsidiary Justin Denison said the technology was sufficiently advanced to begin mass production. This will happen once in the coming months, Denison promised.
team Google Android developers with whom Samsung participates in creating a user interface that will match your mobile device "new format"they say, reveal on the social network Twitter between the lines that such a device will be available to users next year:
We just released support for foldables on #AndroidDevSummit, and a new factor coming next year from Android partners.
Android apps are invisibly triggered while the device is down, achieving this major feature of this factor: screen continuity. pic.twitter.com/NAfOmCOY26
– Developers for Android (@AndroidDev) 7 November 2018
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