Foldable Phones is not my usual blog topic.
I’m a big lover of tech and, whilst I’m not an early, early adopter; I do seem to be ahead of the curve in tech adoption than a lot of
This post is actually a modified version of an email I sent to Leo
I’d just got back from my morning walk, on which I was listening to the Foldable Phones episode.
The panel covered various reasons for why they could be popular and a great deal of reasons for why they won’t be.
One of the arguments
I agree that having a device with that flexibility will appeal to a number of people, but not sure a Foldable Phone will be the solution.
If Not Foldable Phones, What?
Surely the next logical step would be a phablet-sized device.
Somethings that we are already accustomed to now that “scrolls” out.
Using the roll-able OLED tech that Samsung is working on you could switch from viewing your portrait phablet screen into a widescreen setup for watching a video or gaming in landscape.
No need to re-orientate your device.
I believe that there would be less wear, compared to that one section of screen that would be bent back and forth, repeatedly, on a Foldable Phone.
It would potentially eliminate the thickness issue the panel discussed.
You will lose the edge to edge screens that are popular now, but I’d wager this would be a much better solution to a Foldable Phone.
What do you think?