And its seems that this new device will be launched soon after chief executive Richard Yu confirmed in a newspaper article that the device would be launched "within a year". He also added that before thinking about the future, the smartphone makers first have to analyse the commercial success rate of foldable smartphone. "Probably because you find a smartphone display too small". We can change that.
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CHINESE PHONE MAKER Huawei is squaring up to rival Samsung with the promise of a folding smartphone in 2019. He said, "It nearly feels with foldable displays that technology companies are using this as something to highlight how innovative and technologically advanced they are. without really considering the nuts and bolts that would make it a commercial success". "It is conceivable that a display can be folded out", he said. "And with artificial intelligence it gets even smarter". Yu believes AI will help with bringing features beyond a camera and images while also assisting with augmented reality creation and real-time language translation. 5G will play a vital role in the evolution of smartphones, and it will be "fun" for users, he said.
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One analyst said the commercial appeal of foldable displays was unclear.
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