Last year, a Samsung executive confirmed that the company was planning on launching a smartphone with a flexible display. Now a leakster with alleged inside knowledge claims that the smartphone in question is codenamed ‘Project Valley’ and could be launched in January next year. Also Read - Samsung and LG confirm presence at in-person CES 2022
The leakster claims that the smartphone will flaunt an OLED display, and Samsung is believed to be testing two variants of the smartphone, one powered by a Snapdragon 620 processor, and the other powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor. Both the processors are paired with 3GB of RAM. Also Read - Galaxy S21 FE to support 25W charging but will Samsung put it in the box?
Furthermore, the forthcoming smartphone will also feature a microSD card slot, and a non-removable battery. As of now, that is all the information available regarding the smartphone, but the folks at Patently Mobile point at one of Samsung’s patents which hints at how this foldable display setup could work. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy M32 launch in India next week: Top specs, price around Rs 15,000, more
Samsung seems to have come up with a hinge for the foldable display, which in turn will placed on a mesh-like material. The device will feature one display, which can be folded courtesy of the hinge, rather than using two separate screens.
As mentioned above, the smartphone is slated to be launched sometime in January. The timeframe is in line with what Qualcomm has said about the availability of its Snapdragon 820 chipset.