Samsung unveils its foldable smartphone, calls the technology ‘Infinity Flex Display’

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Samsung announced its first Android Go device, the Galaxy J2 Core, back in August, and it's already back with a sequel. "The experience was reengineered to reduce clutter and distractions, allowing the user to better focus and quickly navigate". To facilitate multitasking, Samsung described at the event a new, intuitive interface design called One UI to be used with the Infinity Flex Display.

"We expect to see foldable products from several Android manufacturers", he added.

We previously knew Samsung One UI would come to the newest flagships in Samsung's arsenal, namely the Samsung Galaxy S9, S9 Plus, and Galaxy Note 9.

"The foldable display lays the foundation for a new kind of mobile experience".

"Yes, it feels a bit gimmicky, but the FlexPai does actually deliver on its promise of being the "first foldable smartphone", Mashable's reporter Karissa Bell said. The company unveiled a foldable Android smartphone with a 7.8-inch screen.

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China's Huawei Technologies has said it is planning to launch a 5G smartphone with a foldable screen in mid-2019. The app developers for Android have also to be kept in the loop to adapt to these changes.

Other companies: Google has started working on foldable devices, too, The Verge reports.

As shown in the image above, the device is a wallet-like gadget that folds in half.

As part of its efforts to scale up Bixby services, Samsung is expanding support to five new languages in the coming months, including British English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.