Sharp’s flexible smartphone display folds in half… the other way

Samsung’s first foldable smartphone closes up like a book when you want to fold it in half. So does Huawei’s, Oppo’s and most of the other upcoming models we’ve seen so far (except for Xiaomi’s prototype, which has a tri-fold wallet-like design). But Sharp is showing off a prototype of a smartphone display that folds […]

Nubia Alpha is a wearable phone with a flexible display (or a fancy smartwatch)

Most of the smartphones with flexible displays that have debuted so far take advantage of the new technology to transform from a phone into a tablet. The Nubia Alpha… doesn’t. Instead it’s basically a smartwatch with a display that wraps around your wrist. But since it can make phone calls, snap photos, and shoot video, […]

TCL’s folding phone prototypes leaked a little early

Mobile World Congress kicks off this week, and smartphone companies are planning to show off a whole bunch of new phones with slim bezels, unusual camera placements, and maybe a little 5G. Plus flexible phones are now a thing. Samsung kicked things off a bit early. Huawei’s bringing one to the party. And we’d already […]

This could be a flexible-screen smartphone that bends like a tri-fold wallet (video leak)

This is the year when folding smartphones with flexible displays are expected to become a real thing that you can go out and buy. We’ve already seen some early demos from companies including Samsung and Royole, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see a few more examples on display at the Consumer Electronics Show next […]

Samsung says its “unbreakable” display is tougher than Gorilla Glass

Corning’s Gorilla Glass is kind of the big name in damage-resistant display technology for smartphones and other gadgets. The company recently introduced the toughest version yet: Gorilla Glass 6 is designed to survive up to 15 falls from a height of 1 meter (3.3 feet). But Samsung says it’s new “unbreakable smartphone panel” is even […]