Samsung Infinity Flex Display announcement (FULL)

The Apple rival has been working on the gadget for years, but it was made official at this week's Samsung Developer Conference.

SAMSUNG has officially unveiled its prototype folding smartphone.

The Apple rival has been working on the gadget for years, but it was made official at this week’s Samsung Developer Conference.

The handset is supposed to bridge the gap between smartphones and tablets, and could revolutionise mobile design forever.

The technology is described as an Infinity Flex Display – in the form of a tablet that packs down to smartphone size. It’s got a large 7.3-inch screen (as rumoured) that’s nearly an inch bigger than the heftiest Apple handset, the iPhone XS Max.

And up to three separate apps will be able to run simultaneously…