Huawei‘s Richard Yu, CEO of its Customer Business Group had first disclosed in October 2017 that the manufacturer has got a foldable smartphone in the operates. Richard Yu moreover disclosed that the manufacturer already had a working prototype of a two-screen gadget with only a compact gap between both screens that needed to be fixed. Before then, Huawei’s rival Samsung was In addition rumoured to be working on a foldable smartphone. That rumour soon blossomed and not long whenever, the company established it is indeed working on this sort of a device. 2019 is looking to be the year of the foldable smartphones and Huawei will indeed be one of the early birds to uncover a commercial model.
Richard Yu himself had show last week at the launch of the Balong 5000 5G chipset that Huawei will introduce her 5G folding cameraphone at MWC 2019. The foldable cameraphone is expected to function the new Balong 5000 chipset what is the company’s response to Qualcomm’s Sd X50 5G modem.
Ahead of MWC 2019, technology blog LetsGoDigital has presently launched 3D renders of the Huawei foldable smartphone perhaps curried from patent sketches. We are no Certain the final design will be same such as this one. Apart from the attractive graphic design, there are not so many details we could cling on to. Looking at the renders, we cannot tell if the product will fold outwards or inwards only. Since it uses a flexible OLED screen, it is probable the gadget could open both ways as desired. After it is to be used as a smartphone, it is folded outward and when not on use, the user may have to fold it inward.
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Details of the gadget are sketchy and so, it is unclear if there will be an M-Pen onboard as is the case with the Mate 20 X gaming phone. We’ll have to wait until MWC to discover out extra about the Huawei foldable phone. The Chinese giant has a press meeting scheduled to hold on February 24 wherever we believe the 5G foldable cameraphone will be introduced.