The future of phones is bendable and posable. And Samsung is leading the field.
Right now the technology rumour mill is alive with chatter about the Galaxy Note 9, due in August, and next year's Galaxy S10.
But while both those model are set to be incremental updates of smartphones we already know and love, there’s one new product that has got us truly excited: the Galaxy X.
Billed as a genuinely cutting-edge gadget, the X is rumoured to be the first mass-market foldable phone. And by breaking with the seemingly set-in stone black-slab school of phone design, could usher in a new era in pocket technology.
Want to know more? Then read on and we’ll tell you five key slices of gossip.
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1 It's a folding phone
The Galaxy X stands out from the crowd for one key reason: it folds. Folding screen tech has been in testing for years, with Samsung’s own Project Valley long touted as the future. Now it seems those tests are bearing fruit.