Hu Houkun, the rotating chairman of Huawei, said at the World Economic Forum that its first Android smartphone supporting 5G will also be equipped with a foldable display. The aircraft will be launched in mid-2019, but the official has not indicated whether the aircraft will also be Huawei. Foldable phone.
Earlier, it was reported that Huawei was considering launching a foldable mobile phone early this fall to try to grab Samsung, but Hu Houkun’s latest statement may imply that the plan has been postponed. According to reports, Samsung plans to launch the first mobile phone with a flexible screen in November this year, Huawei may not have enough time to complete the development.
Although it may be released in November, Samsung's first foldable phone may need to be available after the beginning of 2019. It is rumored that Huawei's foldable mobile phone will be equipped with the 8-inch screen of Chinese panel maker BOE and try to combine the shape of smartphones and tablets.
Huawei CEO Yu Chengdong revealed in an interview earlier this month that due to numerous innovative technologies, Huawei's first foldable mobile device could cost more than $1,000.