Samsung’s foldable phone has been a long time coming. It’s been in the news even before last year when some concrete details regarding the device started to emerge online. The latest was that it would be revealed at MWC 2018 and would be sold in very limited quantities. However, a new report from CNBC citing Samsung CEO, DJ Koh, has emerged today suggesting we could see the first bendable phone in November.
According to the report, Koh said that the development of the device has been “complicated” to make. However, he also said that the development has now almost “concluded”. Nonetheless, Koh hinted that there’s a chance that it could be introduced at the Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco that is held in November. Koh’s comments also implied that Samsung is trying to diversify the product from the utility of a tablet, otherwise, buyers would have less reason to actually buy it.
Being the first foldable phone, there is still a lot of mystery and interest surrounding the phone. Speculation is that it could be branded as Galaxy X or Galaxy F. Sadly though, Koh did not let out even rudimentary details regarding the design of the phone. What he did say is that the resulting new bendable phone would create a reaction of, “wow, this is the reason Samsung made it.” from users.
This report is one more proof that we’re closer to seeing a foldable phone from the Korean conglomerate than ever. Personally speaking, I’ve been very interested to see an actual real bendable device and the kind of freedom that it would bring with it. Let’s hope Samsung delivers in the upcoming months.