Samsung shows foldable smart devices with glimpse of future displays

Samsung is pushing foldable display tech boundaries with its showing at SID Display Week that, while focused on mobile technology, has wider implications for the displays sector.

Demonstrating what can be achieved with new flexible OLEDs, Samsung showed off the S-foldable mobile device that can be folded twice at the virtual exhibition running May 17 to 21. When open it offers a 7.2-in screen tablet, when folded tiwce it can be used as a smartphone.

Samsung also demonstrated a 17-in monitor that can be folded in a 4:3 ratio and Slidable, a smartphone that can be extended horizontally.

In addition to foldable display technology, Samsung demonstrated a product that places a camera under a display panel. When deployed within laptops, this could result in smaller bezels.

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