The world's first foldable smartphone 'FlexPai' that appeared before Apple and Samsung
Apple and Samsung and is planning a folding of the smart phone, but has been reported long, the United States technology companies Royole is pleased to announce the "FlexPai" the world's first folding smartphone ahead of Apple and Samsung.
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If you look at the movie below you can see what type of terminal is "FlexPai" on a folding smartphone.
Royole's FlexPai - the world's first foldable smartphone. - YouTube
It looks like a side look of a smartphone with two lines in a small way ... ...
Folding type FlexPai appeared. "Water OS" dedicated OS suitable for folding operation is adopted. Please note that this Water OS is a Android 9.0 fork .
It is like this when it is not folded. The display size is 7.8 inches, the aspect ratio is 4: 3, and the resolution is 1920 × 1440. The pixel density is 308 ppi. In addition, 8 GB of memory (RAM), 256 GB of storage (ROM), microSD card slot is also carried.
Bend in the direction of the back rather than the display. In the test, folding of the display has been carried out over 200,000 times, and high durability has been proved.
Looking from the back side like this. There are two lines in the center, and it seems that this is an area that can be folded.
The processor is equipped with the latest Snapdragon SoC from Qualcomm. 8 core · 2.8 GHz, Adreno 640 is adopted as GPU.
Bending with Gunit ......
This is how I fold it. Battery capacity is 3800 mAh.
In a folded state, there is a display on both sides of the front and back. The aspect ratio of the screen in the folded state is 16: 9 (resolution 1440 × 810) on one side and 18: 9 (resolution 1440 × 720) on the other side.
It can be operated from either side. When it is folded up, it becomes a portrait screen like a smartphone.
From the bent state ......
When opening, the screen display smoothly shifts to the full screen.
Looking at the back in the folded state like this.
I made it to a stand type watch in a folded state ......
It is also possible to play movies.
You can also output another image on the other side.
It is equipped with a dual lens camera, equipped with a 20 mega pixel telephoto lens and a 16 megapixel wide angle lens.
Because it is foldable, it is possible to take landscape pictures and take self-shots without switching between the in-camera and the rear camera.
When collapsing, a screen of resolution 1440 × 390 of 21: 6 appears at the edge of FlexPai. Notifications of all incoming calls, messages, mails, etc. are displayed here, so you can watch the movie on a separate screen while watching the notification on the edge screen and operate the application on the reverse screen.
Multitasking is also easy, you can start two applications at the same time, and you can drag and drop files from one side.
In addition, the state that the actual machine of FlexPai is running is released on YouTube.
FLEXPAI - First Foldable Smartphone Goes OFFICIAL !!! - YouTube
Rouyu Technology FlexPai - YouTube
Royole has released FlexPai in China on November 1, 2018, and the selling price is 1295 dollars (about 146,000 yen) to 1870 dollars (about 21 ten thousand yen).