Likewise, the company has also made no secret of its plans to introduce a new foldable device next year. During the annual meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, China that was organized by World Economic Forum, Huawei confirmed that its first 5G smartphone featuring a foldable display will go official by mid-2019. The Chinese manufacturer is now gunning to become the first firm to debut a smartphone with foldable screen.
"The roadmap for our industry on the device side of 5G is to launch the smartphones next year", said Huawei's deputy chairman Ken Hu during a panel discussion on 5G. That's why they're planning on releasing a phone that does sometime in 2019 in what will certainly be an expensive, mediocre device that will only be worth it to extremely early adopters.
5G phones are expected to deliver 100 times faster data connectivity than 4G networks. "So, let's imagine, with much faster speed - 100 times faster than today - you're going to enjoy an unbelievable high-definition video experience with a big screen on your smartphone".More news: Food researcher defends work after resigning from Cornell
Huawei earlier this year said that it wants to launch the world's first foldable smartphone, putting pressure on Samsung. The modem was unveiled at the IFA 2018 tech trade show. That may still be the case, as Samsung will unveil some details about its first ever foldable phone in November, during its developer conference.
Foldable Screens will be a huge step now in mobile technology innovation that will increase sales and boost the smartphone market.
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Huawei recently overtook Apple in terms of phone shipments.
Huawei's move to launch its foldable phone a little ahead of past schedule probably has something to do with Samsung.More news: Brand new Pixel 3 accessory uncovered in latest version of Google app