Galaxy Z Flip3 holds the crown
Foldable smartphones did well in Q1, according to DSCC, reaching 2.22 million shipments, up by 571 percent compared to the same quarter last year.
While there are no specific details, Huawei has at least confirmed its Mate Xs 2 event for April 28th, showing a teaser of its upcoming flagship foldable phone.
It will not arrive until at least 2025
Apple has been expected to invent the folding phone for ages, even as its rivals flogged their versions. The Tame Apple Press has been reassuring the world that a real folding phone would be invented any day now.
7.9-inches main and 6.45-inch cover screen
It was bound to happen and the first Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 foldable phone honor goes to Honor Magic V, a rather neat looking 6.45-inch phone that unfolds into 7.9-inch one.
Comes with Kirin 990 5G SoC and improved hinge design
A year after it introduced the original foldable Mate X, Huawei has now announced the Mate Xs, an updated version that will feature a Kirin 990 5G SoC, and a couple of other improvements, including a new hinge system.
Undercuts Samsung's Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X
Roberto Escobar has announced a foldable smartphone that is "very difficult to break" thanks to the screen's "special type of plastic."
Might beat Microsoft to the market
Although Microsoft already said such devices are coming next year, it appears that Lenovo might beat everyone to the market with its own ThinkPad X1, which is scheduled to launch in Q2 next year, at least if all goes well on the software side.
Will go on sale in September
Samsung's first foldable smartphone will go on sale in September after problems with the device delayed its initial release.
Intel foldables and detachable CPU in late 2019
We had a chance to see the Lakefield up and running in December 2018, and it was the first time Intel showed a 10nm Hybrid CPU running a 7-Zip and taking full advantage of the AES 256 instruction. This was enough to run 75 percent faster than any other Intel Core processor.
Cards: you gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em
The fruity cargo cult Apple has discovered, much to its horror, that the great unwashed see foldable phones as the sort of future technology it should have been producing.