At CES 2020 in Las Vegas, China's TCL is showing a prototype of a folding smartphone.
The folding smartphone exhibited by TCL is equipped with a 7.2-inch / 2K resolution organic EL display. When opened, it becomes a tablet shape, Korea's SamsungGalaxy Fold"Is equivalent to the same horizontal folding smartphone. The terminals on display at the venue were actually working.
This folding smartphone is a prototype without any product name. However, overseas media VentureBeat reports that the terminal was equipped with four cameras, including a 48 million pixel camera.
TCL has previously used horizontal folding smartphones and US Motorola'srazr"likeVertical folding smartphone,MoreoverTri-fold smartphoneHas been exhibited. Also, TCL has been producing maker terminals such as Alcatel, BlackBerry, Palm etc., so it seems that cheap price can be expected even for folding smartphones. In fact, Engadget has pointed out product launches for under $ 1,000.
Several overseas reports also mention the possibility that TCL will launch a collapsible smartphone in 2020. Little information has been officially announced at this time, but we hope to see a new challenger in the collapsible smartphone industry.