San Francisco, United States (AFP) –
Technological manufacturer Samsung presented a Wednesday foldable display on their smart phones that open by unlocking the tablet, even though the South Korean brand did not promote the commercialization date of this technology.
"When it's open, it's a tablet with a large screen and when it's closed, the phone fits perfectly into the pocket," explained Dustin Denison, one of the company's executives at a prototype demonstration in San Francisco. , United States.
Samsung "New generation stage" is "near mass production", "Infinity Flex Display," "in the coming months," continued Denison, who said that the device was developed to "bend and reconnect".
"The screen will create tomorrow's smartphone base," he said. But a group that manufactures both devices and components did not announce devices with this collapsible display.
In fact, the device with which this technology works will need an operating system and optimized applications.
Samsung and Google, who jointly designed the Android device for the South Korean company's mobile devices, also announced on Wednesday that they have already begun their collaboration to optimize the operating system for these devices.
The South Korean brand also invited other developers who design applications to turn their products into compatible devices with future display types.
Finally Samsung, the world's leading smartphone retailer, also introduced a new UI, which will be available next year with the Galaxy S9 and Note 9, which makes it easier to use and is, above all, optimized phones that attach folding displays in the future.
The folding screen is seen as the biggest breakthrough in the smartphone industry, eagerly awaiting the revolutionary technology that is launching the market more than a decade after the iPhone arrives.
According to the press, other manufacturers, especially LG of South Korea and China Huawei, are working on this technology.