Samsung executive DJ Koh said the firm could unveil its foldable phone, nicknamed the Galaxy X, in November.
Koh didn't say when the foldable phone would actually be available to buy, although he has previously thrown out vague hints that it might be this year or 2019.
SAMSUNG HAS teased its first foldable smartphone, pushing the start button on the next big race in tech. When unfolded, the device will offer a different experience than a tablet.
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Koh admitted that while the development process for the bendy phone has been "complicated", the company has "nearly concluded" it.
Koh's new strategy is to focus on millennials who can not afford the latest flagship but still want a device packed with meaningful innovation. Rumored initially to be called the Galaxy X, we now believe the phone will be launched as the Galaxy F, and we have plenty of details about it, as the handset was featured in many distinct reports so far.
While Koh didn't go into specifics about the device, he did boast that it would wow consumers and that anyone who uses the device will immediately understand why Samsung made it. Samsung has seen the sales of its premium phones drop in recent months, and faced increased competition from Chinese smartphone manufacturers, such as Huawei and Xiaomi. The device allegedly has a 7.3-inch foldable display panel. Why now, though? Samsung conducted consumer surveys on the topic and now feels confident there is a market for a folding phone (not to be confused with a flip phone).
As for how it will work, Koh said you'll be able to carry out most tasks while the device is folded up.
When not in use, the secondary display can be turned into a touchpad, which could see it turned into a gaming console rather like Nintendo's DS range.