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.
This is the “world’s first foldable screen phone” released by Rouyu Technology, which will use the Snapdragon 8150 processor, but its design is very rough, just to seize the “first”, this is a futures product. pic.twitter.com/M0v9o2z0Bw
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“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.