Now everyone knows about the fact that the South Korean Giant has been working on a foldable phone from a long time now, but it hasn’t come into limelight yet. Now the CEO of Samsung mobile business – D.J. Koh has revealed that the users will be using this upcoming foldable device as a tablet with multitasking capability and then fold it to make it a portable phone to fit into the pockets. Isn’t that interesting?
Well, he also said that whenever the company delivers the foldable phone it should be meaningful for the customers and if the experience for the users is not up to the mark, there is no use of delivering that kind of products and he doesn’t want to deliver that kind of products. Koh also said that foldable smartphone would not be gimmick product to disappear after six to nine months after its delivered and also mentioned that the device will be made globally available, unlike the previous Galaxy Round that was limited only to Korea.
The CEO also mentioned that Samsung’s upcoming device will be launched this year and might be debuting next month at Samsungs Developer Conference. This device will also be the company testbed kind of device like the Galaxy Round which will give a chance to see how the reviewers and also the market reacts to the handset. He also said that larger screen is important and the company initially released the original Galaxy Note device, the competitors called in a dead device and now all the flagship devices come with big screens.
On the other hand, Huawei is also getting ready to launch a foldable device in November and it also became Apple to become the worlds second-largest smartphone maker now, aiming at the top spot. Koh signed off saying that “ Possible when we start selling the foldable phone it may be a niche market but it will definitely expand. He is also positive that we do need foldable phones. Well, we have to wait and see what happens in the coming days. Will it be Huawei or Samsung to launch the first foldable device? Stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more!