Huawei CEO Richard Yu confirmed that the company is working on a foldable phone with built-in 5G support, and it could be released as early as next year. The company is currently developing the Balong 5G01 5G chipset that supports the new 3GPP standard for 5G networks, so a foldable smartphone / hybrid device would fall right in line, and it might look something like the Xiaomi Mix Flex. continue reading for more pictures and information.
“Meanwhile, Samsung is holding a developer conference next month, where Samsung Mobile CEO DJ Koh has hinted at giving a keynote previewing the company’s foldable phone. Samsung’s been working on a flexible OLED screen for years. It debuted a flexible AMOLED screen called ‘Youm’ in 2012, and recently, it had its ‘unbreakable’ OLED display certified for durability,” reports The Verge.