Even because the Galaxy Fold stays conspicuous by its absence (though it’s rumored to launch this week in South Korea and India), Samsung has been engaged on different folding smartphones with new and attention-grabbing form-factors. In accordance with a brand new report by Bloomberg, the corporate’s second folding smartphone will probably be a ‘luxurious cellphone that folds down right into a compact-sized sq.’, very like the upcoming Moto Razr 2019 that’s being rumored to launch this fall for €1,500 (round Rs. 1.15 lakh, $1,660).

Quoting unnamed sources, the report says that the machine may have a clamshell form-factor like options telephones from the final decade, however with a 6.7-inch folding show when opened absolutely. It’s not instantly clear as as to whether it will likely be marketed because the Galaxy Fold 2, however the report claims that it will likely be thinner and extra inexpensive than the first-gen Galaxy Fold, which was initially priced at $1,980 within the US earlier than its launch was postponed following questions on its reliability.

In the meantime, Samsung is claimed to be collaborating with American designer, Thom Browne, on the machine as a part of its plans to place it as a style accent. Nevertheless, it can nonetheless have some high-end tech specs, together with a ‘innovative’ show, though there are not any specifics about that at this cut-off date. It can additionally apparently have a punch-hole show to deal with its selfie-cam, in addition to a dual-camera setup on the surface.

Whereas there’s no additional information in regards to the cellphone’s {hardware} at this stage, the report does say that its launch will rely upon how properly the Galaxy Fold performs commercially, which could imply Samsung would possibly think about launching it beneath a brand new moniker – as a substitute of Galaxy Fold 2 – if the first-gen Galaxy Fold bombs following all of the controversies.


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