MANILA -- Huawei launched its folding Mate X smartphone on Sunday, in a response to Samsung's Galaxy Fold, as it teased the arrival of its photography-centered P30 series in March. Shenzen-based Huawei, the world's second largest smartphone maker also highlighted its 5G technology at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Huawei and market leader Samsung are racing to innovate in the smartphone space as sales cool, with consumers holding on to their handsets longer and avoiding the yearly upgrade cycle. The Mate X folds out to reveal an 8-inch near borderless screen with no notch and no punch holes for the camera. Huawei consumer business CEO Richard Yu said it would be the fastest 5G device upon release. When folded, the Mate X functions as a 6.6-inch smartphone. "You can use this in any way, either you open it or you fold it. It's very convenient," he said. The design, inspired by the falcon's wing, took 3 years to develop, he said. Samsung's folding phone with 5G costs nearly … [Read more...] about Huawei’s folding Mate X smartphone challenges Samsung Galaxy Fold
Are you ready for the Samsung Galaxy Fold?THE Samsung Galaxy Fold took the thunder away from the Samsung Galaxy S10 lineup during early Thursday’s Unpacked 2019 event in San Francisco. The first bendable smartphone released by a major tech company is supposed to go on sale late April with a $1,980 or over PHP102,000 price tag. This can mean that our wallets may have folded on the Fold right at this point. But in an era where people hold on to their smartphones longer, the Galaxy Fold is still a leap. To which direction, only time will tell. But it’s safe to assume that bendy launches are bound to happen sooner than expected. Interestingly, Samsung did not allow journalists to play with the Fold. Unlike the tenth anniversary smartphone S10, which we has the chance to play with during the simultaneous Unpacked event before dawn last February 21 at Shangri-La The Fort, where Samsung gathered local media and industry partners like Smart Communications to experience the S10 … [Read more...] about Are you ready for the Samsung Galaxy Fold?
Feb 21, 8:05 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Arthur Villasanta 02/21/19 AT 8:02 PM The failure of Apple Inc. to move beyond the confines of the iPhone, and the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, a true foldable smartphone, spells big trouble for Apple, says investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Samsung introduced the Galaxy Fold at the "Galaxy UNPACKED" event in San Francisco yesterday where Samsung also revealed its newest line of smartphones and accessories.The Galaxy Fold features two OLED displays. The first display is a 4.8 inch (122 mm) AMOLED display. Galaxy Fold can be opened-up to reveal a 7.3 inch (185 mm) AMOLED display that can be used like a tablet.Samsung calls the expanded display the 'Infinity Flex' display. Starting price for the Galaxy Fold is $1,980, which is twice the starting price of the Galaxy Note 9 or iPhone XS. Galaxy Fold will launch in the U.S. with AT&T and … [Read more...] about Apple vs. Samsung: Galaxy Fold A Problem For Tim Cook, Goldman Sachs Says
The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S10 range doesn’t come out until March 7 – but this hasn’t stopped retailers from putting their deals up. If you’re planning to buy the phone outright, Amazon Australia is an excellent place to shop. It just a launched a dedicated Galaxy S10 e-store with every model available to pre-order. Here are the deals! Like most other telcos and retailers in Australia, Amazon is bundling the S10 with a free pair of Galaxy Buds valued at $249.99 until March 8. Even if you have no interest in wireless earbuds, this is a great way to claw some money back on the reseller market. The freebie offer is available for every version of the S10, including the entry-level S10e. Amazon’s Galaxy S10 prices are all identical to Samsung’s – so why shop here instead of going direct? The chief reason is speedy delivery. Amazon is offering free priority delivery to all customers (i.e. – not just Amazon Prime members.) This … [Read more...] about The best Samsung Galaxy S10 deals on Amazon Australia right now
Justin Jaffe, provided by Published 8:14 am PST, Thursday, January 31, 2019 Samsung's Infinity-O technology may show up in the Galaxy S10. Samsung's Infinity-O technology may show up in the Galaxy S10. Photo: Samsung Photo: Samsung Image 1 of / 20 Caption Close Image 1 of 20 Samsung's Infinity-O technology may show up in the Galaxy S10. Samsung's Infinity-O technology may show up in the Galaxy S10. Photo: Samsung Samsung Galaxy S10 rumors and facts: Name confirmed, Feb. 20 launch, triple rear cameras, 5G and foldable display plus everything we know about specs, features and price 1 / 20 Back to Gallery This article, Samsung Galaxy S10 rumors and facts: Name confirmed, Feb. 20 … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S10 rumors and facts: Name confirmed, Feb. 20 launch, triple rear cameras, 5G and foldable display plus everything we know about specs, features and price