Here's a first look at Samsung’s new foldable smartphone

Samsung Electronics CEO and president DJ Koh

Samsung has been leaking information to the media about its foldable Infinity Flex Display smartphone for weeks, and the SDC is where the company chose to show it for the first time. It is basically a phone with a 4.6-inch Super AMOLED "cover display" that unfolds into a tablet with a 7.3-inch Super AMOLED "main display". That concept device had a large, internal screen that could be divided into three display areas.

Other companies: Google has started working on foldable devices, too, The Verge reports.

On Wednesday at the Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco, CA, Samsung announced an all-new take on its Samsung Experience software.

Samsung is now accepting sign-ups for the beta of One UI, which will roll out to S9/Note 9 devices sometime this month.

The new device is called J4 Core, and it's not much of a huge upgrade from the J2 Core.

Google's head of Android UX, Mr Glen Murphy, who was on stage with Samsung, said Google would work with developers to bring more features to the phone. A new foundation?Why would we want our displays to fold?

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- “The foldable display lays the foundation for a new kind of mobile experience, ” said DJ Koh, president, Samsung Mobile.

What do you think of how Samsung's foldable phone is taking shape?

Also on November 7, Google announced Android support for this new foldable smartphone form factor, so the starting software support is in place and is expected to continue over time.

Samsung is likely to fully introduce a device for sale at the Consumer Electronics Show in January or at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February.

Samsung is also adding five additional languages to Bixby in the coming months - such as British English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

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