Huawei gave a briefing on 5G before MWC and also enlightened its new Balong 5000 5G modem and the company’s base station hardware. After a long presentation, the company announced that it will bring a first foldable phone, a 5G device on MWC. The best thing about this device is that it is not just a 5G smartphone but a Foldable 5G smartphone. Samsung, Xiaomi and LG are currently working on the foldable devices. Huawei will be reportedly the world’s first foldable smartphone, followed by Samsung. However, if Samsung will be successful to bring its foldable line in the market first, Huawei will be the second one. However, according to new reports, these may not be the only upcoming foldable devices. The reports say that Xiaomi has reportedly begun working on its own foldable smartphone design and it is expecting that Xiaomi foldable phone might be the cheapest device ever.
Get ready to Welcome Huawei 5G Foldable Phone in a Month
Coming back to Huawei 5G foldable device, the phone will have the Kirin 980 chipset in combination with the Balong 5000 modem. When this foldable 5G phone is unfolded, it has 8” screen, while folded it has 5” screen. This device is a bit larger than the Samsung prototype of 4.6” and 7.3” diagonals. The BOE is the manufacturer of the screen, a company with HQ in Beijing and R&D centres around the world.
Here is the pre-MWC briefing:
LG will also launch the foldable phone on mobile world congress but the design is Disappointing. LG foldable device will not a flexible screen like Samsung or Huawei instead it will be somewhat like ZTE Axon. A thin bezel will merge both screens in a continuous display. To know more about it, Click here.