Samsung’s foldable smartphone is expected to come to life at the company’s Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) to be held from November 7-8. Rumoured to be part of the Galaxy F smartphone series, this upcoming smartphone is now reported to have model number SM-F900x, with ‘x’ representing the country of sale. Apart from that, certain other details have been revealed including the presence of 512GB inbuilt storage, dual-SIM support, and the confirmation of a Silver colour variant. Let’s have a look at what all has been revealed around Samsung’s foldable smartphone thus far.
These above-mentioned rumoured specifications have been revealed in a tweet by SamMobile. New reports coming in suggest that Samsung might reveal some details around the foldable smartphone with a release expected in the coming weeks. The goal will be to garner critical feedback helping developers create apps and an ecosystem for this relatively new segment. The smartphone is expected to sport two displays – a main internal OLED panel at 7.29 inches and an external display at 4.58 inches. Mass production might begin this month with an initial monthly capacity of 1,00,000 units.
As for its model number, the SM-F900U will come to the US, SM-F900F will most likely be sold in European markets, while the SM-900N will arrive in Asian markets. Harksang Kim, Senior Vice President and Head of Mobile Visual R&D at Samsung Electronics, has previously claimed that Samsung has been working on the foldable phone project for the past four years now, with a focus on user’s ease of use and convenience. The company this week showed off the in-folding mechanism of the upcoming foldable smartphone with a hinge for seamless closing and opening of the handset.