Commentary: The $1,380 Z Flip isn't the perfect phone or even the most powerful. But Samsung's foldable fun has won me over.
Welcome back to Into The Fold: a MrMobile video series that explores the many facets of life on a folding screen.
Brilliant form-factor, lethal price-tag
It’s a big phone that folds up into a neat square, but it’s not worth US$1,400
In our review, the Huawei Mate Xs has convinced us with its foldable design. While the outer display certainly carries a higher risk, it also opens up numerous opportunities including a slimmer design. However, the foldable has also revealed weaknesses in areas where we had not expected them.
The LG V60 brings flagship multi-screens to the masses
What we saw during the FlexPai 2 reveal was a foldable phone that was much more polished than the original.
Just one problem. The phone it’s building off of — the LG V50 ThinQ — was average, at best.
And the screen is very much the focal point of this device. When it’s closed it’s a hefty 6.6-inch rectangular smartphone. But when you hit the release button, it unfolds to become an 8-inch tablet before your eyes.
We compare Huawei's new foldable with last year's model
The foldable phone done right
It all started with foldables, but now TCL’s bending, or rather, rolling up our expectations of flexible displays into a new concept device referred to only as the “rollable.”