Samsung unveils its foldable smartphone, calls the technology ‘Infinity Flex Display’

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Now it's just over a couple of months later and we already have Samsung's second Android Go smartphone.

The device does not fold flat and was quite hard to hold, Bell said, adding that the plastic display lifted a little over the hinges and made a "crunching sound" while folding.

Samsung is now accepting sign-ups for the beta of One UI, which will roll out to S9/Note 9 devices sometime this month.

As well as showing off its foldable phone at the Samsung Developer Conference recently, Samsung also used the event to demonstrate an overhaul of its Android interface dubbed One UI, and in the process it might also have shown the colors that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will land in.

The unfolded screen of the upcoming phone is bigger than Samsung's biggest smartphone, the Note9, which is 6.4 inches, and the iPhone XS Max at 6.5 inches.

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“When its closed, its a phone” and “when its open, its a tablet”, the company said at its developers conference, explaining that it is working with Google and developers to optimize Android apps for this type of screen.

One UI's "clean and minimal design keeps the most relevant content on the bottom half of the screen - making it more natural and comfortable for one-handed use", said Samsung in a release.

The device will be called the "Infinity Flex Display". The experience was reengineered to reduce clutter and distractions, allowing the user to better focus and quickly navigate their phone.

Little-known Chinese technology company Royole Corp first beat South Korean giant Samsung in launching the world's first foldable smartphone - and now early reviews suggest it actually works.

Royole said it would start filling orders in late December. Some have even teased the images of these devices for whatever it is worth.

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