As the foldable market heats up, prices should eventually start coming down. At MWC 2023, the smaller smartphone brand Tecno announced the Phantom V Fold, a foldable in the same style as Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 4, but at nearly half the price.
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Samsung is finally set to get some real foldable competition – the Oppo Find N2 Flip launches globally today with a compelling offer against the Galaxy Z Flip 4.
Android Foldables Stories January 10
According to a new report today, Microsoft’s approach to Android foldables, which certainly stood out, is coming to an end as the Surface Duo 3 looks to use a traditional foldable screen.
Android Foldables Stories August 26, 2022
Foldables clearly have a big role in the future of smartphones, but to date, every model has come with compromises – whether those be on hardware or software. With the Galaxy Z Fold 4, Samsung has brought its hardware to a strong point, but it might just be the boost from Google’s Android 12L release that really makes this model shine.
Android Foldables Stories August 18, 2022
Foldable smartphones still feel like a brand new idea, but in reality, Samsung is now on its fourth generation of the form factor. Foldables are still far from perfect, yet each new release inches closer to solving the biggest issues. With the Galaxy Z Flip 4, Samsung has debuted a foldable that’s really ready for most buyers, mainly thanks to solving the most glaring issue.
Android Foldables Stories August 15, 2022
It sure looks like OnePlus is set to join the foldable market, as Oppo prepares new entries
Foldables are still a relatively young market, but Samsung is proving that it’s one that has customers. Now, as Oppo prepares two new devices, it seems more sure than ever that OnePlus will join the foldable market sooner rather than later.
Android Foldables Stories August 12, 2022
Foldable smartphones finally caught some traction with the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and, even more so, the Galaxy Z Flip 3. Now, as the next round hits the market, Samsung believes that over the next few years, foldables will become the brand’s most popular premium smartphones.
Oppo ‘Find N Fold’ and ‘Find N Flip’ tipped to take on Samsung with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
Oppo is no stranger to the foldable phone. In fact, last year saw the Find N announced and sold in China. This year, Oppo seems to be expanding its territory and preparing to launch a brand new set of foldables under the name “Find N Fold.”
Android Foldables Stories August 10, 2022
The fourth iteration of Samsung’s flagship foldable has arrived. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 carries the same price tag, but with a revamped design, updated cameras, and more. Here’s what you need to know.
Android Foldables Stories May 25, 2022
Back in March, Gboard heavily suggested that it was adding a split keyboard for foldables, and the first look at that design is now here.
Android Foldables Stories April 11, 2022
The foldable phone has become a popular device category, and the market is on the rise. Vivo has announced that the company is also capitalizing and releasing the Vivo X Fold, which will be a China-exclusive.
Android Foldables Stories October 23, 2020
Microsoft Store discounts Surface Duo by $200, now starting at $1,199
Microsoft launched its Android Foldable just a little over six weeks ago. The reception on the company’s most recent phone outing and new category entrant has been mixed. In possible response, the Surface Duo has now been discounted $200 on the official company store.
Android Foldables Stories September 9, 2020
Motorola today announced the Razr 5G as their second take on making an Android Foldable after the last generation did not make too much of an impact. This Android Foldable features all the specs expected of a 2020 smartphone, while being slightly more affordable.
Android Foldables Stories May 15, 2020
Since it was teased last October, Microsoft has been readying developer support for the Surface Duo. As the eventual launch nears, more rumored Surface Duo specs have emerged today.
Android Foldables Stories February 19, 2020
Perhaps the biggest meaningful change on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the use of “Ultra-Thin Glass,” a material that could be very meaningful for future foldables. Now, Samsung Display is commercializing Ultra-Thin Glass, making it available to other device makers.
Android Foldables Stories February 17, 2020
Smartphone makers are experimenting with some new form factors this year and TCL has, in the past, shown off some interesting folding concepts. Today, though, a render of a TCL device with a “slide out” screen has leaked, showing off something no one expected.
Android Foldables Stories February 13, 2020
Microsoft on Tuesday hosted a developer day for its upcoming dual-screen devices. One live Surface Duo demo failed, but the company has since corrected it to show Google Maps taking advantage of the two displays.
Android Foldables Stories February 11, 2020
Foldables might just be the next big thing in smartphones, but first-generation devices haven’t worked out so well to date. Today at Samsung Unpacked, the Galaxy Z Flip was the star of the show with its flip phone design. It’s gotten a lot of people on board with the idea of a foldable phone, but I think there are still some things that keep it from being ready for everyone.
Foldable phones still feel like a dream, but to kick off the 2020 smartphone season, Samsung is hoping to change that. The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is official and it’s one of the most affordable foldable phones to date.
Android Foldables Stories February 3, 2020
More foldable smartphones are coming in 2020, and the Motorola Razr has finally arrived after a brief delay. This week, just ahead of the phone’s shipping date, a few first impressions videos and articles have hit the web, and unfortunately, they don’t paint a great picture for the device.
Android Foldables Stories January 22, 2020
At its October hardware event last fall, Microsoft made quite a splash with the Android-powered Surface Duo. Slated to launch holiday 2020, the Windows team today released a preview SDK with an emulator and other documentation.
Android Foldables Stories December 20, 2019
The original unveiling of the Motorola Razr was expected sometime during the summer, but the Lenovo-owned company finally announced it last month. Motorola today revealed that it’s delaying Razr pre-orders and the launch.
Android Foldables Stories December 18, 2019
Back in September, Samsung’s next foldable device was rumored to have a flip phone form factor and arrive in 2020. At its developer conference a month later, the company previewed a user interface. The first images of this device have now possibly leaked.
Android Foldables Stories December 3, 2019
Foldable phones are still an emerging form factor with cost limiting the number of people who can afford to jump in on the market. However, Samsung’s 2020 foldable phone may fix that by dropping the price below $1,000.
Android Foldables Stories November 13, 2019
The Motorola Razr is likely the most iconic flip phone ever released. In 2011, Motorola and Verizon tried to revive the brand with a series of thin — for their time — Android phones. The Lenovo-owned company is now bringing back the Razr as an Android Foldable.
Android Foldables Stories October 29, 2019
During the One UI 2 section of the Samsung Developer Conference 2019 Opening Keynote, the company showed off a new fordable form factor. Compared to the first-generation device, a tall screen folds in half to become a square-shaped object that you pocket.
Android Foldables Stories October 17, 2019
This year has seen Android Foldable unveils from Samsung, Huawei, and most recently Microsoft. Motorola has also been rumored to be working on a device, and the Lenovo-owned company today announced an event set for November 13th.
Android Foldables Stories October 2, 2019
After announcing the dual-screen Surface Neo PC, Microsoft announced a smaller version running Google’s mobile OS. Surface Duo with Android features two screens that can be used in a variety of form factors, including as a phone.
Android Foldables Stories April 20, 2019
After rolling out a Material Theme navigation drawer last week, Google Photos for Android is set to receive backup status indicators right in the gallery view. The app is also adding support for Android Foldables ahead of next week’s Samsung Galaxy Fold launch.
Android Foldables Stories February 27, 2019
Samsung and Huawei came out swinging recently with the launch of the Galaxy Fold and the Huawei Mate X, respectively. But as you’d expect, other Android phone makers are also plotting to capture a slice of this very niche emerging tech market. Motorola says its foldable entrant isn’t far behind…
Android Foldables Stories February 20, 2019
When Samsung showed off its first Android Foldable last November, it mostly focussed on the display technology and “disguised elements of the design.” At Unpacked 2019, this device was officially introduced as the Samsung Galaxy Fold.
Android Foldables Stories February 17, 2019
LG says it’s ‘too early’ to launch a folding phone as several TCL concept designs are revealed
Folding smartphones have been teased from several companies, and we’ve seen a few different takes on the form factor already. This past week, however, news regarding how both LG and TCL intend to handle folding phones, and they have wildly different takes.
Android Foldables Stories January 23, 2019
Beating the upcoming Samsung Galaxy F to the punch by at least a few weeks, Xiaomi has released a video of a prototype folding smartphone live to the world via social media and it looks insane.
Android Foldables Stories January 3, 2019
Xiaomi foldable appears in sketchy leak w/ impressive tri-fold design that handily beats Samsung [Video]
Back in November, Google announced the Android Foldables form factor as Samsung teased the first device. More manufacturers are expected to announce foldables in 2019, with a sketchy leak today providing an interesting look at a device possibly from Xiaomi.
Android Foldables Stories November 12, 2018
Samsung foldable smartphone will allegedly be released in March 2019 w/ eye-watering price
After the recent Samsung Developer Conference saw the South Korean tech giant show off its Infinity Flex foldable display, we were left in the dark about when this new foldable display tech would find its way to devices. Now, a new report out of South Korea has touted a March 2019 release schedule for the Samsung foldable smartphone along with a jaw-dropping price tag.
Android Foldables Stories November 7, 2018
[Update: Screen size & resolution] Samsung reveals foldable ‘Infinity Flex’ display on prototype hardware ahead of launch next year
Samsung has been teasing a foldable Android smartphone for years now, but it’s always seemed like something the company wouldn’t actually bring to market. Today at its annual developer conference, Samsung has shown off a prototype device using its new “Infinity Flex” display.
With Samsung expected to preview its highly rumored foldable smartphone today, Google announced Android support for this new device category. Named “Foldables,” Google is laying out the basic groundwork by taking advantage of existing Android features.