Sony is said to be working on a foldable device which will be competing against Huawei’s Mate X and Samsungs Galaxy Fold foldable smartphone that is already unveiled. A new leak on Twitter suggests that Sony has started working on a prototype of a foldable smartphone with LG Display with nautilus roll-up design. The upcoming device is also said to be powered with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SM7350 chipset and will be coming with 3220mAh battery and 10x zoom camera.
Sony is working on a competitor to the Galaxy Fold and Mate X.— Max J. (@Samsung_News_) July 6, 2019
The current prototypes feature:
10x Zoom Camera
The retail models may feature:
Snapdragon 855 Soc
Qualcomm X50 Modem
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This foldable device is said to be launched in End of this year or by Starting of 2020. The retail version is said to be powered with Snapdragons 855 SoC and will be coming with X50 modem for the support for 5G. The device is going to come with a foldable design along with a 10x zoom camera. Xiaomi is also working on a foldable device which was showed off recently but nothing is confirmed about availability as of now.
Galaxy Fold device came with a 7.3-inch foldable Dynamic AMOLED display while a 4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED screen when folded. Under the hood, there is a 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform coupled with Kryo 485 CPU and Adreno 640 GPU. The device is equipped with a 12GB of RAM along with 512GB of onboard storage. It came out of the box with Android 9 Pie operating system based on One UI.