Flex Pai Foldable Smartphone

There have been rumors of Samsung releasing a foldable smartphone for years, but even before Mobile World Congress rolls around, Royole Corporation has unveiled an actual prototype of such a device, called FlexPai. This tablet-sized phone can be folded into a book-sized package, but unfortunately, this iteration cannot yet fold flat. Continue reading to see a video of it in-action.

“Internally, the device features a Snapdragon 8-series chipset, and ITHome (via GizmoChina) suggests prices will start at ¥8,999 (around $1,290) for a model equipped with 6GB of RAM. Pre-orders will open on October 31st, with orders planning to ship in December,” reports The Verge.