GBI: Samsung's first foldable phone could cost around $1,850

In the past months, several reports suggested that Samsung is getting ready to release its first foldable device in early 2019 (production will actually towards the end of 2018). According to Korea's Golden Bridge Investment, Samsung's foldable phone could cost around $1,850 at launch.

In-folding vs Out-folding smartphone designs

GBI also confirms earlier report that the device will have two displays, the foldable inside display and an outer display. Previously it was said that each unfolded display will be 3.5-inch in size, but GBI says that the folded display's size will be 4.5-inch, while the unfolded large display will be 7.3-inch.

Huawei, reportedly, is also developing a foldable device, using panels provided by China's BOE Display. It will be interesting to see if Huawei will be able to beat Samsung and become the world's first producer of a truly foldable smartphone/tablet.

Posted: Jun 15,2018 by Ron Mertens