That came 2019. The past year was bright, manufacturers for the first time began to seriously change the appearance of the devices. We enter 2019 with a lot of ideas and form factors. These are screens with a hole in the display, sliders, as well as the first popular flexible smartphone shown by Samsung. What will 2019 be like and what can we expect from it?
Undoubtedly, 2019 will be the year of flexible smartphones.
The first real flexible smartphone in the world can be called Royale Flexpay. Sales of the device started in December last year. The device is equipped with a 7.8-inch 1440p AMOLED display, and its strength allows you to bend the smartphone 200 thousand times.
However, the device is more like a prototype and has a lot of problems with the software. And the design does not look very practical and durable. Besides Flexpay impressive $ 1300 for the most simple complete set.
Samsung Galaxy Flex
In 2018, the company showed a prototype of a flexible smartphone. It is Samsung that can present a truly attractive and easy-to-use foldable device in 2019. The smartphone will be equipped with a 7.3-inch display. In addition, the company has seriously approached the issue of software development, and for this case even attracted Google, which adapts pure Android under the form factor of a smartphone-tablet.
LG confirmed in October 2018 that it plans to release a foldable smartphone. According to Evan Blass, LG will present a flexible smartphone in early January this year in Las Vegas at CES 2019.
The head of Huawei Richard Yu also confirmed intentions of the company for the production of flexible devices. The smartphone will support 5G. Specific dates have not yet been called.
At MWC 2019, Oppo will become a new player in the race of flexible smartphones. At least, this was stated by the product Manager of the company Chuck Wang.
MWC 2019 conference will be held in Barcelona in early February. However, while this is all the details about the foldable Oppo device.