Huawei‘s Richard Yu, CEO of its Customer Business Group had initial disclosed in October 2017 that the manufacturer has obtained a foldable smartphone in the operates. Richard Yu Furthermore disclosed that the company 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 moreover rumoured to be working on a foldable smartphone. That rumour early blossomed and not long after, the manufacturer confirmed it is indeed working on these types of a device. 2019 is looking to be the year of the foldable smartphones and Huawei will Sure be one of the early birds to uncover a commercial model.
Richard Yu himself had indicated last week at the launch of the Balong 5000 5G chipset that Huawei will unveield her 5G folding phone at MWC 2019. The foldable cameraphone is coming to feature the fresh Balong 5000 chipset what is the company’s response to Qualcomm’s Sd X50 5G modem.
Ahead of MWC 2019, tech blog LetsGoDigital has presently launched 3D renders of the Huawei foldable phone perhaps curried from patent sketches. We are no Certain the final design will be similar like this one. Apart from the attractive graphic design, there are not so plenty of details we could cling on to. Searching at the renders, we cannot reveal if the gadget will fold outwards or inwards only. Due to the fact it uses a flexible OLED screen, it is probable the product can open both ways as desired. When it is to be used as a phone, it is folded outward and after not on use, the user may have to fold it inward.
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Details of the device 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 smartphone. We’ll have to wait until MWC to find 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 smartphone will be released.