Samsung may introduce a foldable smartphone/tablet (smarlet) in 2017.
As we said on our before post Samsung continues working on the revolutionary foldable smartphone. Presents new patent application. we still believe Samsung will finally present its first foldable smartphone/tablet (smartlet) at the beginning of the year 2018 after Samsung ends its scheduled foldable display development from 2016 to 2017 as a time of Technology development.
However the korean site ETNews writer thinks : as the company will start a full mass production of foldable display the second half of this year, Samsung will introduce its first foldable mobile (smartlet) in 2017.
Samsung Electronics has been preparing for Foldable Smartphones since 3 years ago.
“Although mass-production cannot be concluded hastily since Samsung Electronics still has few other major tasks to complete, I’ve heard that Samsung Electronics had made considerable amount of results in the time being.” said a representative of an industry that is familiar with development of Samsung Electronics’ Foldable Smartphone.
Samsung Electronics is showing confidence in Foldable Smartphones.
“Development of Foldable OLED is taking place according to our plan.” said Director Lee Chang-hoon of Samsung Display at performance conference call that took place in January. “We are planning on mass-production and release of this product by discussing with our partners.”
Let`s take this news as a rumor, Samsung has not officially announced nothing related yet, but has already applied for new patents for foldable smartphones this year.