We all know that Samsung has been preparing the release of its first foldable smartphone for quite some years. However, just recently, we started to see consistent leaks and patents about this upcoming smartphone. The first Samsung’s foldable smartphone should be revealed just in the next year, during the MWC 2019 and it should possibly come dubbed as Galaxy X. Nevertheless a Samsung foldable smartphone prototype has been leaked today, revealing a discarded design of the highly-anticipated South-Korean smartphone.
Overall, the model in question matches closely with a Samsung’s patent that was filed during December 2017, funnily it also resembles the foldable ZTE Axon M that was revealed late in the last year. In other words, the handset carries a 16:9 display that is coupled with all the key design specs of the Samsung smartphones prior to the Galaxy S8 launch, resembling some handsets from the Galaxy J line. Featured alongside the main panel, we have a secondary display with same dimensions that can be folded behind to the device when not in use or folded out the let of the main display in order to extend the user’s view. Just like the ZTE Axon M, the Samsung prototype is really thick and also houses a 3.5mm headphone jack on the bottom.
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Aside from the prototype’s design, not much is known about this foldable smartphone other than the fact that it was codenamed Project V and is labeled as SM-G929F. However, taking in mind the UI being featured by this handset, and the design language adopted, it may be a discarded prototype from around 2015 summer.
Unlike, this ugly prototype, the foldable smartphone that Samsung is ultimately going to launch in the next year will feature a nearly-bezel-less display of 7.3-inches when extended and just 4.3-inches when folded. If you’re wishing to grab a unit of this upcoming truly-foldable smartphone our advice is to start to earn just now. According to recent information, the Samsung’s concept smartphone will come with a price tag that should go with a limited production run of between just 300,000 and 500,000 units.