Connect with us

Upcoming Mobiles

Moxi to Launch Bendable Smartphone at $762 that Bends like Bracelets



At the ongoing SID Display Week 2016 conference, Samsung showcased the foldable displays. The company is also rumored to launch the Galaxy X smartphone using this same display technology. While the rumors suggest the device to be launched only in 2017, we can actually see a foldable device in the market from a Chinese startup in 2016. The Moxi Group, a little startup based out of Chongqing, China is the manufacturer if this bendable smartphone.

As of now, this bendable device is only limited to China and the company is planning to ship around 1,00,000 units in 2016 alone. Coming to the pricing, each unit cost 5000 Yuan (approx $762 / Rs. 51,200) and based on the demand from outside of its home country; the company might also plan to ship the device to overseas markets. The device comes in a large rectangular shape, and when rolled up, it can be worn as a bracelet around the wrist.

For making the screen completely bendable, the company had chosen to keep the battery, processor, and other components at the bottom edge of the device. Talking about the bendable display, the Moxi will be using the Graphene display that will be very thin and offers much brighter colors. Even the battery consumption will be lower resulting in better battery life. Even Samsung announced that the Graphene displays will be the important factor in Wearable devices.

Importantly the device will be shipped with Black & White display even though the images and demo units suggests a color display. This is not the first time Moxi will be using the Graphene displays. The company had partnered with Galapad, another Chinese manufacturer in 2015 to launch the Galapad Settler, the first ever smartphone with Graphene display. The device was priced at 2499 Yuan and runs on Android OS.

While Samsung came with the 5.7-inch foldable/bendable display recently, LG had already showcased their 18-inch prototype at CES 2016 held in January in Las Vegas. Even Nokia also demoed the bi-fold and tri-fold displays in early 2014, but still there is no update over that. Starting with the Samsung, we can expect many other manufacturers to work on the bendable device which gives the device a different identity from the current bar-shaped smartphones. Stay tuned for more updates!

Continue Reading

Recommended Video

Connect on Facebook

Top 5

Top 53 months ago

Top Features of the Vivo V7 Plus Smartphone

Vivo has finally unveiled the all-new selfie-centric smartphone dubbed Vivo V7 Plus in India. Though it is the successor to V5...

Top 55 months ago

Top 5 Best Performing Smartphones Under Rs 30,000 You Can Buy in August 2017

2017 has been an amazing year for smartphones. We have seen some really great smartphones launching this year so far...

Top 57 months ago

Top 5 Features of the Panasonic Eluga Ray Smartphone

Panasonic launched the new Eluga Ray smartphone here in India a couple of weeks back. This is yet another offering...

Top 51 year ago

Top 3 Smartphones from UMi you should take a look at

UMi is a Chinese smartphone manufacturing company that has launched a couple of smartphones previously. The smartphone manufactured by the...

Top 51 year ago

Fix Top 5 Pokemon Go Problems like Server Issues, GPS error, Battery Drain

Pokémon Go by Niantic began rolling out to players across the globe, and like all any other new game release,...

Top 51 year ago

Top 5 Features of Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro & On7 Pro Smartphones

The South Korean smartphone manufacturer Samsung, has been doing pretty good job with the budget smartphone lineup. They have introduced...

iPhone 6s - 1750mAh Battery iPhone 6s - 1750mAh Battery
Top 51 year ago

5 Tips to Make your Smartphone Battery Last till the End of the Day

Smartphones are the most useful piece of gadget that we own, which helps us get our jobs done easily. We...

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus - Top Features Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus - Top Features
Top 52 years ago

5 Most Important Features of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung fans must be in awe this year, as they’ve got to see two new flagship devices within the span...

Top 5 Missing Features on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Top 5 Missing Features on Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Top 52 years ago

Top 5 Missing Features on Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung has launched the much-anticipated smartphone ‘Galaxy Note 5‘ with not much improvements over specifications, but you can find the...

Samsung Glaxat Note 5 Featured image Samsung Glaxat Note 5 Featured image
Top 52 years ago

Top 5 – Most Important features of Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung Galaxy Note 5, the biggest announcement by Samsung Mobiles in New York. The features of the device are pretty...