Huawei Is Reportedly Developing A Folding Display Mobile Phone with BOE Display Maker

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Chinese smartphone and telecom equipment maker Huawei seems to be making all the right noises in 2018. After topping the charts on DxOmark camera test with Huawei P20 Pro, the company is reportedly working on another project which has the potential to disrupt the mobile phone market. According to Korean ETnews, Huawei is working on a foldable display phone. For the development of this handset, it has reportedly partnered with BOE, a leading display manufacturer in China.

At present, not much is known about this upcoming phone as it is in the nascent stage of development. Having said that, reports suggest that the foldable phone will be equipped with an 8-inch OLED folding screen. The BOE which will be making this panel said to use sixth-generation OLED panel which is currently the most advanced panel in small and medium-sized displays

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According to the report, Huawei aims to launch its foldable display phone sometime in November this year. With this phone, the company will be competing with Samsung Electronics that’s also in the race to launch world’s first foldable display smartphone.

Huawei’s partner BOE is reportedly working with two more companies on four different smartphone designs. The other two manufacturers could be Xiaomi, Oppo, Lenovo or ZTE. In fact, Oppo recently has filed a patent for its own version of a flexible handset. Lenovo and ZTE, on the other hand, have experimented with flexible devices in the past.

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Deepak RajawatDeepak Rajawat
Experienced technology journalist with over 7-years of experience. Before embracing online journalism, he has worked with several legacy publications including print editions at Hindustan Times and The Statesman. He also has a keen interest in Sports, which he used to cover with equal enthusiasm in his early career.

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