For many weeks, Samsung is testing its Foldable Smartphone and now the company unveiled the first look. Samsung called this foldable technology the Infinity Flex Display, the phone comes in a tablet-sized screen that can fold into pocket size. Today at its Developers conference Samsung showcased a model after that Justin Denison, SVP of mobile product marketing folded out the device into a tablet and folded back which form candy-bar like shape.
Samsung Foldable smartphone contains a cover display that acts as a phone and a main 7.3-inch tablet display. At the conference, the company also revealed some information about the phone which includes pixel density, screen size, and aspect ratio in both the folded and unfolded modes. The resolution of the display is 840 x 1960 when folded, but when unfolded it becomes 1536 x 2152.
The pixel density is a standard 420 ppi, whereas the aspect ratio also varies. The folded phone version has a 4.58-inch display with an aspect ratio of 21:9 which makes it a little bit taller device than any of the other smartphones present. But definitely not good for gaming or watching videos. The unfolded tablet version has a more standard 4.2:3 aspect ratio and a screen size of 7.3 inches.
There is a lot of things which Samsung did not reveal at the event like how this device is going to work and how many iterations this technology takes. Previously, Google announced Andriod support for all the foldable smartphones. In fact, Flipboard is developing a special version of its app that will determine on which mode the Infinity Flex is running.
On the other hand, Samsung is working on a new three-app multitasking feature it’s calling Multi-Active Window, Well it’s the company’s effort to create responsive and modular versions of mobile apps for the foldable technology.