The device's screen "had to be thinner than any other", he said, adding Samsung will be able to start mass production of the Infinity Flex Display in a "matter of months", which means it can be sold early next year at the earliest. Both screens boast resolutions of a standard 420 pixels-per-inch density. It also announced its take on the notch, with not one but three notch designs for its future devices - the Infinity U, Infinity V and Infinity O. "We expect to see foldable products from several Android manufacturers", he said. Kicking off the company's keynote, Samsung announced that it's officially making Bixby open to developers so they can create custom commands for the AI.
"The foldable display lays the foundation for a new kind of mobile experience", said Koh Dong-jin, president and CEO of the IT and mobile communications division at Samsung.
Not alike: I've previously reported on the foldable smartphone rumor.
Samsung has finally unveiled the long-rumored foldable smartphone. Its FlexPai folding phone was made available for order with a $1,318 starting price.
Samsung is likely to fully introduce a device for sale at the Consumer Electronics Show in January or at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February. Huawei wants to release a foldable handset and LG is working on foldable TVs, according to The Verge.
Moving on to one of the more immediate benefits for users across the globe, Samsung has confirmed that its assistant will gain support for five new languages within the "coming months".