The foldable Royole FlexPai has a way to go

ROYOLE Flexpai on exhibit at CES 2019

The Royole Flexpai is officially the world’s first foldable phone, but its maker has achieved the feat by rushing the device out to market way before it’s ready for primetime.

The threat of Samsung and Huawei stealing the small Chinese company’s thunder was simply too much to resist, and that’s how we ended up with the unfinished, unpolished Flexpai on exhibit at CES 2019.