We initially heard last month that Samsung’s rumored brand-new foldable, perhaps called the Galaxy Z Flip, will obviously fold clamshell-style comparable to Motorola’s upcoming Razr and might have a glass screen. Today, leaker Max Weinbach of XDA Developers shared a few more reports about that glass screen on Twitter.
Leaker Ice Universe utilized comparable language last month, saying that the phone would have “an ultra-thin glass cover,” and we kept in mind last month that Samsung has actually used for a trademark for the term in Europe. Weinbach likewise states that the upcoming collapsible will have a crease in the middle– which you can see in the image at the top of this post, taken from apparent leaked images of the phone drifting around Chinese social media.
The front screen is 0.1″. You can utilize it to check charging speeds and battery details. It will likewise work as a view finder for the camera so you can use the better rear cam for selfies.
— Max Weinbach (@MaxWinebach) January 23,2020
Weinbach likewise stated that the smaller screen that’s available when the phone is closed can be utilized to see how much battery you have actually left, how quick your phone is charging, and function as a viewfinder for the video camera. In a follow-up tweet, he clarified that his source for the info most likely suggested to say that the screen is one inch in size, not.1 inch.
Here are some more evident pictures of the phone taken from Chinese social networks, if you wish to picture the gadget and get a much better take a look at that crease:
If it holds true that Samsung’s new foldable has a glass screen, that would distinguish it from the Razr and Samsung’s first foldable, the Galaxy Fold, both of which have plastic screens. And maybe this rumored glass screen is more resilient than the unreliable plastic one that nearly delivered on the Galaxy Fold prior to it was delayed and Samsung was forced to revamp the design.