Around a year ago, a patent leak spoke about Huawei developing a foldable display phone that was in the works. While the Xfinity devices from Verizon was the first to receive the Android 9 Pie update locally, Samsung has been known for being a hallmark of quality when it comes to Android smartphones. However, in a folding or unfolding process, a flexible display panel is easily damaged due to bending or squeezing, and a service life of a mobile phone is greatly shortened. Something similar was also suggested by Richard Yu, Huawei's consumer division chief who said said that Huawei will launch the foldable phone at the Mobile World Congress with sales beginning in April at the earliest.
Samsung - which Huawei reportedly hopes to overtake as the world's No. 1 smart-phone seller by the end of 2020 - may also reveal its first foldable phone in February.More news: Trump says there's a 'good chance' he'll declare national emergency
We started telling you about Samsung's apparent plans along these lines past year, when it was becoming clear that the South Korea-based giant wanted to get in on the trend of Android gaming phones started by Razer. This time in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2019 manufacturer are raising curtains from the foldable screen tech.
The Huawei's upcoming foldable 5G offering will reportedly feature a 7.2-inch display.