Samsung showcased its foldable phone concept at its developer conference earlier this month. The South Korean giant does not seem to have finalised a name for its foldable phone yet, neither an exact date of availability. At the event, Samsung revealed very little about how the device will work.
Now, as per a SamMobile report, the Galaxy F foldable smartphone with model number SM-F900U will be available with 512GB storage. The European and Asian variants of the device will have model numbers SM-F900F and SM-F900N respectively. In addition, the phone will be available globally in silver and black colour options.
Samsung Galaxy F is expected to go in production early 2019 and could become available sometime next year. The prototype is a 7.3-inch (1536×2152 pixel resolution) tablet with “Infinity Flex” flexible display technology that can be folded into 4.6-inch screen that has a resolution of 1960 x 840 and an aspect ratio of 21:9.
Samsung will be the first mainstream smartphone manufacturer to showcase a foldable phone concept, though more smartphone makers like Huawei and LG are also working on the concept. The secondary 4.6-inch screen on Galaxy F will essentially be used for checking messages and statuses and to help with easy stowage.
Samsung finally gave a glimpse of its foldable phone last month after nearly two years of rumours and speculations. However, more information on its aesthetics like weight, thickness etc are unclear at this moment. Still, questions remain about how a foldable phone will work, how much it will cost and what utility it will offer the user.