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Lenovo's teaser video for the Razr foldable phone was a fan-made concept

Lenovo has a history of not being fully honest when it comes to announcing phones. Last year, the company was criticized for teasing a bezel and notch-less phone, only for the real phone to have a notch and significant bezels. This time, Lenovo showed off renders for its in-development fodable Razr phone to press in China — except it was a fan-made mockup used without permission.

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Details about how Motorola's foldable RAZR phone will work leaked

Several rumors are suggesting Motorola is considering releasing a foldable device soon, including a hint from the company's VP of Global Product, Dan Dery. After all, it's only fair to expect Lenovo's subsidiary to try to rival Samsung and Huawei in this promising market. According to the grapevine, the manufacturer is looking at reviving the iconic RAZR brand with a flip phone that features an internal bendable display and a smaller outer screen. Details on how the latter will interact with Android have leaked, and the least we can say is that it looks quite limited.

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Oppo is working on its own foldable phone

Foldable phones are so hot right now. Samsung has one, Huawei has one, TCL has one, and now Oppo is working on one. Brian Shen, VP of Oppo, teased the phone on his Weibo account.

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Huawei's Mate X foldable phone leaks ahead of Mobile World Congress

Samsung just got done showing off its first foldable phone, and Huawei is looking to take some wind out of its sails. A banner going up ahead of Huawei's Mobile World Congress event appears to show off the company's first foldable phone, which it calls the Mate X.

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Samsung's Galaxy Fold is coming April 26 for nearly $2,000

Now that smartphones are becoming a bit more boring each year, many have been looking forward to Samsung's upcoming foldable device. As expected, the company showed off the 'Galaxy Fold' at today's Unpacked event, and even revealed the price — a whopping $1,980.

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[Update: Video part of brand campaign] Samsung's foldable phone seemingly appears in a short-lived teaser video, but don't get your hopes up

There's already plenty of anticipation for Samsung's foldable smartphone, but there's nothing like a briefly uploaded YouTube video to stoke the flames a bit. It seems that Samsung Vietnam mistakenly uploaded a teaser video showing off a handful of already-here and concept technologies, including a brief glimpse of a handsome foldable phone. But before you get too excited, there's reason for skepticism here.

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Xiaomi president confirms double-folding phone with hands-on video

Folding phones are the future, according to Samsung and Royole. Whether you agree with that or not, they're coming soon, and Xiaomi has officially entered the field of play. In a Weibo post by the Chinese company's president Lin Bin, he shared a video of himself using the flexible device.

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[Update: Samsung announces] Google says Samsung's foldable phone will launch in 2019

At its annual Dev Summit in Mountain View this morning, Android VP Dave Burke announced that Google was partnering to optimize the Android platform for an upcoming foldable device... built by Samsung. The foldable phone in question will launch next year according to Burke, who appears to have confirmed something Samsung hasn't itself yet announced. We're currently at Samsung's Developer Conference in San Francisco, which overlaps directly with the Android Dev Summit.

No details were provided about the device other than to say it's foldable, so we're waiting for Samsung to offer up additional information.

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Huawei reportedly working on foldable phone, wants to beat Samsung to the punch

Much like cars, most smartphones follow the same basic design elements. It has been a long time since we've seen a radical departure from the black rectangle, like the Xperia Play or LG G Flex. Samsung has been working on a foldable smartphone for a while now, with the device expected to ship in December of this year. According to a report from Korea's ETNews, Huawei wants to beat Samsung to the punch.

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Samsung's foldable smartphone could definitely maybe launch in December 2018

We've been hearing about Samsung's smartphone with a foldable screen for what seems like an eternity, but it looks like we'll have to wait a little longer to finally see the thing. Flexible screens have been demoed at trade shows for years, but getting them into a production-ready phone is another matter entirely. Samsung had seemed the most likely to make this dream a reality, but it must be as hard to do as it sounds — the project keeps getting put back.

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