Modern smartphones have been around since 2007, and over the years since they were released, we’ve seen companies around the world pushing unique designs and layouts for their devices. And while few of them have truly captured public interest, foldable phones have been interesting enough that they might just be the future of mobile technology. The most notable foldable smartphone so far is Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, a truly groundbreaking creation that merges tablets and smartphone into a single entity. But the Galaxy Fold was just one among a series of foldable phones that have entered the market in recent years, or will be in the coming future.
Microsoft Surface Duo
Microsoft is never one to be left out of the curve, and the Surface Duo is the latest offering from the company. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, and boasting twin 5.6 inch screens, the Surface Duo sets itself apart thanks to its unique hinge system, allowing the user to rotate the screens a full 360 degrees. The Surface Duo makes use of a custom Android, and is expected to hit the market in the later half of next year.
Huawei Mate X
Huawei is a Chinese smartphone vendor that has successfully entrenched itself in the Chinese market, and while it’s had a few rough months due to its banning by companies like Google and subsequent removal from Android, the company has remained strong. Their most recent release comes in the from of the Mate X, a 6.6 inch, full-screen phone that is able to fold out into an 8 inch tablet, offering almost double the viewing area, perfect for watching videos, reading email or checking out the most popular casino sites in Singapore. It makes use of the company’s patented Falcon Wing Mechanical Hinge, and comes with two batteries with a combined power of 4500mAH, along with a 55W Huawei SuperCharge charger.
Moto Razr 2019
Motorola took the world by storm when they released their Razr during the height of flip phones. It was a sleek, attractive device that sold millions of units, but like all other flip phones, the appeal began to die as more people turned their attention of smartphones. But the Razr is back, this time in the from of a fully-foldable smartphone that Motorola has been working on for years. The 2019 Razr features a 6.2 inch vertical Flip-View screen with a 21:9 aspect ratio, along with a primary 16 megapixel main camera. While its specs leave something to be desired, its modern look and small surface area will make it a popular choice for anyone that misses the era of flip phones.
Samsung Galaxy Fold
Undoubtedly the king of the foldable phones right now, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is currently the world’s most expensive smartphone, but also the world’s most advanced. With a 7.3 inch Dynamic AMOLED, Infinity Flex Display, Samsung estimates that the phone can be folded around 200,000 times before any damage occurs. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC and 12GB of RAM, the Fold is the king of the hill right now, and will remain so until the start of 2020.