Sony is said to be working on a foldable device which will be competing against Huawei’s Mate X and Samsungs Galaxy Fold foldable smartphone that is already unveiled. A new leak on Twitter suggests that Sony has started working on a prototype of a foldable smartphone with LG Display with nautilus roll-up design. The upcoming device is also said to be powered with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SM7350 chipset and will be coming with 3220mAh battery and 10x zoom camera.
Sony is working on a competitor to the Galaxy Fold and Mate X.
The current prototypes feature:
10x Zoom Camera
The retail models may feature:
Snapdragon 855 Soc
Qualcomm X50 Modem
— Max J. (@Samsung_News_) July 6, 2019
This foldable device is said to be launched in December later this year or by January 2020. The retail version is said to be powered with Snapdragons 855 SoC and will be coming with X50 modem for the support for 5G. The device is going to come with a foldable design along with a 10x zoom camera. Xiaomi is also working on a foldable device which was showed off recently but nothing is confirmed about availability as of now.
The Galaxy Fold device came with a 7.3-inch foldable Dynamic AMOLED display while a 4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED screen when folded. Under the hood, there is a 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform coupled with Kryo 485 CPU and Adreno 640 GPU. The device is equipped with a 12GB of RAM along with 512GB of onboard storage. It came out of the box with Android 9 Pie operating system based on One UI.
The handset was launched with 6 sensors with 10MP Dual Pixel camera placed on the notch while there is an 8MP depth-sensing camera also. On the rear, we can see a triple camera setup with 12MP Dual Pixel camera, a 12MP telephoto camera, and a 16MP ultra-wide angle camera along with One 10MP camera. There is also a 4380mAh battery on the device to power it. Comment in the section below if you have more queries on the same and stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more.
Note: Feature image used is of Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact