Samsung is rightly getting a lot of attention for its 10th-anniversary Galaxy S10. That’s not surprising when leaks have revealed its truly bezel-less design, ’ultrasonic’ in-display fingerprint reader, triple rear cameras, gradient colors and 5G. It sounds like a dream, one controversial flaw aside. But now Samsung has suddenly teased a phone which promises to be an even bigger game-changer…
Having subtly hinted (not once, but twice) that it plans to announce the screen bending Galaxy F early next month, Samsung has now chosen to ‘accidentally’ confirm another key part of the puzzle on Apple’s iPad launch day.
Firstly, ‘Infinity’ is the brand name Samsung chooses for the almost bezel-less flagship phone displays it uses on the Galaxy S8, S9, Note 8 and Note 9. And since this is for a future device, you can expect the bezels will be smaller than ever.
Secondly, Samsung announced its Galaxy F November event (dubbed “The crossroads between the present and the future”) with an animated video which focuses on a V that represents using the phone with it folding at both the beginning and end.
Yes, Samsung wants us to know the display in the world’s first screen-folding smartphone will be called the Infinity-V.
The move also decisively hits back at earlier reports that the Galaxy F was close to vapourware and followed quotes from Samsung Mobile Division CEO DJ Koh who declared “It’s time to deliver”. The only downside is the Galaxy F looks set to be very hard to buy.
Of course, with Samsung looking to one-two punch launches for the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy F confidence appears so high even publicly trolling rivals is on the menu. Now if only the company could U-turn one controversial decision…
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