2019 wasn't the year of foldables we were promised

Discussion in 'hardware' started by mood, Dec 28, 2019.

  1. mood

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    2019 wasn't the year of foldables we were promised
    Smartphone-makers would do well to keep these lessons in mind
    December 28, 2019

    https://www.engadget.com/2019/12/28/foldable-hype-in-2019/
     
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    Don't get too hyped about folding or dual-screen laptops just yet
    January 17, 2020
    https://www.cnet.com/news/dont-get-too-hyped-about-folding-or-dual-screen-laptops-just-yet/
     
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    One year later, the future of foldables remains uncertain
    February 21, 2020
    https://techcrunch.com/2020/02/20/one-year-later-the-future-of-foldables-remains-uncertain/
     
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    Foldable phones who cares. I want my flying car!
     
  5. longshots

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    Very critical of a new hardware choice that is still in an embryo stage. I'm sure that in a generation, which is 25-30 years, there will be a very nice foldable to use. But then we must also look at the source of these comments. I'm sure their knowledge of such things is almost the same as security expertise.
    https://techcrunch.com/ and click the green Security link at the bottom left.
     
  6. Keatah

    Keatah Registered Member

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    Not sure a foldable phone is necessary. The less moving parts the better. And the folding part, the actual fold & crease area. That's so delicate and wouldn't survive a month in most usage scenarios. All those bending wires and ribbon cables. No.
     
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