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Rumor: Samsung still has to choose from two designs for foldable smartphone

According to rumors, Samsung has two prototypes for its foldable smartphone, but tends for the final design to a model with portrait mode instead of landscape design. The release may not follow until the second quarter of 2019.

The model with vertical design is easier to keep in one hand, which would be the reason for the preference of Samsung, writes Bloomberg in a comprehensive article about the foldable smartphone. In the article, Bloomberg quotes his own sources, which largely report what had been raised about the devices in rumors before.

Samsung would use the internal name ‘Winner’ to designate the prototype and it would be a 4 “screen on the outside to show notifications, for example, because there is a relatively large amount of space by screens, Samsung may have to keep the battery capacity on the low side, according to the sources.The prototype weighs 200 grams The combination of hinge and flexible OLED screen internal tests could be folded more than 200,000 times but there would still be concerns about whether the quality is consistent in mass production.

Samsung and Google are working together on the interface for both prototypes. Next month the company is expected to present the interface and also the features and images of the model would be revealed at the Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco, Bloomberg eight h it is unlikely that hardware will be shown. The final release is unlikely to take place earlier than in the second quarter of 2019, according to the site.

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