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Samsung called the month of the start of sales of the smartphone with a folding display

In mid-April, Samsung postponed the start of sales of Galaxy Fold because of problems with the screen: many journalists testing the phone complained of a breakdown. Now the company has officially announced that the device will go on sale in September.

Samsung called the month of the start of sales of the smartphone with a folding display

According to the press release, in a revision of Galaxy Fold v1.1, Samsung changed the protective film of the folding display – now users cannot easily remove it. The manufacturer improved the hinge protection against clogging and reduced the clearance between the folding mechanism and the housing.

Galaxy smartphone will be available in several countries, but Samsung did not name the markets and the exact date of commencement of sales.

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Apple is preparing a folding iPad with support for 5G networks – IHS

Apple is working on a collapsible iPad with a 5G modem, according to analytical company IHS Markit. According to her, in the open state, the tablet will be the size of a MacBook.

Apple is preparing a folding iPad with support for 5G networks - IHS

There is no other information about the new IHS Markit device.

It is unlikely that Apple will release a folding device with support for 5G networks in the foreseeable future, since even the first iPhone with 5G modems will be released no earlier than 2020.

According to another IHS Markit prediction, in the fall of 2019, Apple will release a 16-inch MacBook Pro.

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Samsung is going to release folding glasses for augmented reality

Samsung is registering in the US a folding device that looks like a pair of glasses with a wide frame in which you can place electronic components to create augmented reality.

Samsung is going to release folding glasses for augmented reality

The documents that Samsung has provided to the patent body have images. The gadget is much smaller and sleeker than the Samsung Gear VR.

Samsung is going to release folding glasses for augmented reality

As planned by Samsung engineers, the device automatically turns on in the expanded state. The company probably uses magnetic sensors to determine when the gadget remains in the unfolded position. It is assumed that the glasses will work on the processor ARM.

Whether Samsung has a working prototype of the device is unknown.

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