Samsung's future foldable phone could wrap around the wrist
Samsung is expected to launch as many as three new foldable smartphones in the near future.
Recently, a Bloomberg report said that the company is working to launch two new foldable models to take an early lead in the new hardware category.
And now, a patent suggests that Samsung is also creating a foldable phone that can be worn on the wrist.
Here's everything to know about Samsung's 'wearable' phone
Samsung's patent details a foldable device that will curl around the wrist.
In the unfolded state, it will offer a tall, slender display with an unbendable top section for the front-and-rear cameras.
The device will also come with magnets on both ends to ensure a snug fit when worn and a small slider on the rear to prevent automatic curling in the unfolded state.
The new line up of 'wearable' phones
Flexible displays have opened up a brand new line up of wearable phones.
Moreover, we recently saw Nubia Alpha launch the world's first wearable phone at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress.
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Interestingly, Samsung is also developing two more foldable phones
In a bid to expand its portfolio of foldable phones, Samsung is also readying two new devices which will be different from the $2,000 Galaxy Fold.
According to Bloomberg's report, one of the devices will be similar to Huawei's Mate X with an out-folding mechanism while the second device will sport a clamshell-like design - similar to Motorola's foldable Razr or ZTE's foldable phone.
One of these devices might launch in 2019 itself
As per reports, clamshell-styled folding device is planned for release in late 2019 or in early 2020. Further, Samsung has also readied a prototype for the out-folding device but its launch timeline is not certain.
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