The world's first foldable smartphone with flexible screen began selling the Chinese company Royole Technology. The FlexPai model can be folded in half. It received a screen size of almost 8 inches, a 4: 3 aspect ratio in its expanded state, as well as a dual 16 and 20 megapixel camera. An additional module is also available, which is equipped with a telephoto lens. Such a smartphone in the expanded state looks like a small tablet. Its thickness is just over 7.5 mm, and after folding 15 mm. The hinge must withstand 200,000 opening and closing cycles. The smartphone uses a modified version of the Anrdoid 9.0 operating system. It was designed to adapt the interface when folding and unfolding the screen. The device supports fast charging technology, the battery charges up to 80% per hour. Sales have already started in China. The producer has released several versions. From 6 to 8 GB of RAM and from 128 to 512 permanent.
His folded smartphone, according to rumors, will show South Korean LG in a few months. This will happen at the Las Vegas exhibition. There is still no details about the upcoming new product. At the end of last year, the LG patent was registered at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Based on the information contained in the documents, the LG smartphone will be folded horizontally. Recently, it was announced that the company together with the Chinese manufacturer Lenovo is preparing a foldable 13-inch tablet. LG said that the tablets of this project are better than smartphones. In addition, announcements are expected from smartphones from Samsung and Huawei.
The main competitor LG can manage and present its flexible phone beforehand. According to GizmoChina, the size of the Samsung device will exceed 7 inches. On the eve of the presentation, the company showed a logo that "turned" 180 degrees in the area of the central letter S.
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