We have seen the Samsung Galaxy Fold this year, but what about a clamshell foldable phone? This new phone would become a square that you can finally fit inside your jeans pocket!
Looking at this year’s foldable tech, we can agree Samsung had a lead, and they’re going bullish on the foldable market next year when they plan to release not one but two foldable phones. One of them is going to be the next version of the Fold, and the second one is the mysterious clamshell foldable phone that looks similar to Motorola Razr.
South Korean News Agency Reveals Photos of the Samsung Clamshell Foldable Phone
In a report from Yonhap news agency, we learned that Samsung will unveil its clamshell foldable phone in February 2020 before releasing its flagship smartphone series Galaxy S11!
Moreover, we’ve spotted both renders and live images of the phone and we saw that it indeed folds into a square and it will look more like a flip phone, similar to the 2019 Motorola Razr.
Samsung Clamshell Foldable Phone Specs
Leaks show the new foldable phone will have a 6.7-inch screen. On Weibo, we spotted live images of the phone, revealing it has three cameras. Two cameras will be on the front cover and the third will be in the top-middle part of the screen.
While other specs haven’t yet been leaked, we can expect to see the latest Qualcomm/Exynos flagship processor, and we might also get it with 5G support.
The Price Will Make For an Affordable Phone
Compared to the Galaxy Fold, which is around $2,000, the Galaxy clamshell phone could be half the price, at around $1,000.
The Korean website reported that Samsung is in the talks with three mobile carriers from Korea and that it will release the Galaxy clamshell phone in two months. According to “unnamed industry sources,” the report stated Samsung will host an “Unpacked” event in the US in the middle of February to launch its first clamshell foldable phone, which is said to be available for purchase right after it’s officially launched.
Samsung has yet to confirm these leaks and reports, but when IANS reached out to the company, Samsung has “declined to comment on the release schedule of the new foldable smartphone.”