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Technology Samsung unveils new foldable Galaxy Z Flip with glass that folds

18:15  12 february  2020
18:15  12 february  2020 Source:   theverge.com

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip has the first folding glass display

  Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip has the first folding glass display Hopefully, it’ll be more sturdy than the Galaxy FoldThe phone’s display uses “ultra-thin glass” durable enough to withstand 200,000 folds, Samsung says. It refers to the technology as “revolutionary flexible glass,” and says that it’s “built to last.” Samsung says the glass is “proprietary,” suggesting it was made in house, and has branded the tech as “Ultra Thin Glass.

Samsung 's first foldable phone, the Galaxy Fold , finally went on sale last September after delays and reports of screens breaking. Motorola has also taken the flip -phone approach with its new ,500 Razr phone. The foldable phones represent manufacturers' attempt to energize a market where sales

Samsung unveiled a new foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip . The new phone can unfold from a small square upward into a traditional smartphone form, and will

Samsung is unveiling its latest foldable Galaxy Z Flip phone today. It looks a lot different than the troubled Galaxy Fold, and it folds up much like the new Motorola Razr. It’s clearly designed to be a full phone with a 6.7-inch display that folds and shrinks into a much smaller square when it’s closed. Think of it as a tiny phone that slips into a pocket or bag and can be folded out like a regular flip phone.

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The Galaxy Z Flip also includes a clever cover display that highlights notifications when the device is closed, and you can tap on them to get straight into apps once you unfold it again. You can even use this cover display as a viewfinder for the camera.

24 Hours With the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Has Me Convinced of a Folding Future

  24 Hours With the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Has Me Convinced of a Folding Future Samsung’s newest flagship, the $1,380 Galaxy Z Flip, might actually be the first foldable phone worth buying. The company gave me a Flip to use for 24 hours, which isn’t long enough to fully review the device, but I used the Flip as my main phone for a full day to see how it stands up to my daily life. I'm Convinced Samsung's New Foldable Phone Is the Perfect SizeThe key differentiator for the Flip is its size: a 6.7-inch screen folds in half to become a more pocketable flip phone. I can attest that it fits in all of my smallest pockets, including the ones in my favorite leather jacket.

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Z Flip , a fashionable and stylish device that offers consumers new ways to interact with their smartphone—and opens Engineered with first-of-its-kind foldable glass , Galaxy Z Flip bends the laws of physics, and features a 6.7-inch display that folds into a stylish and

Samsung is unveiling its latest foldable Galaxy Z Flip phone today. It looks a lot different than the troubled Galaxy Fold , and it folds up much like the new Motorola Razr. It’s clearly designed to be a full phone with a 6.7-inch OLED display that folds and shrinks into a much smaller square when it’s closed.

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Galaxy Z Flip’s viewfinder cover display

Samsung says it’s using an ultra-thin glass on its 6.7-inch display which folds, and will last for 200,000 folds. Samsung has built a three-stop hinge that lets you stop use two halfs of the screen when it’s propped up. The idea is you can sit it on a flat surface and take a selfie with the camera shown on the top portion of the display, and controls on the bottom half of the screen.

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Leak reveals Samsung’s Galaxy Fold 2 is coming in a matter of months .
No sooner than Samsung foists a new foldable phone upon us next month after last year's debacle that was the original Galaxy Fold -- in the form of the Galaxy Z Flip, which will be officially revealed on February 11 -- it seems that yet another foldable phone from Samsung will still be right around the corner. The "true" successor to last year's original Fold ("true" being how leaker Max Weinbach has referred to the coming device we're referringThe “true” successor to last year’s original Fold (“true” being how leaker Max Weinbach has referred to the coming device we’re referring to) is what’s been unofficially dubbed the Galaxy Fold 2.

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