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Joanna Estrada
October 13, 2018

Similarly, Koh thinks that the foldable smartphone will catch up with the market over a couple of years and will be widely adopted by the competition once consumers start finding the technology useful on a daily basis.

Internal features include Bixby, Samsung pay and Samsung Health with Samsung president and CEO of IT and Mobile communications DJ Koh adding: "As a global leader in smartphone innovation, we understand the demand for meaningful innovation in a fast-paced world driven by visual communication".

With the Samsung Galaxy foldable smartphone, Koh suggested they'll deliver a smartphone that'll work like a traditional smartphone sometimes, then it'll expand to tablet-size when the user wishes to multitask. He is certain that this will not be a "gimmick product" which will "disappear after six to nine months after it's delivered". That's amusing because in September, Koh specifically said that he doesn't just want this to be a phone that folds out into a tablet.

Meanwhile, Koh did not reveal any specifics of the display of the foldable phone but said that a larger screen is important in smartphones. Koh was quoted as saying, "If the user experience is not up to my standard, I don't want to deliver those kind of products". We might get a glimpse of a prototype in the near future, but a final product might be months away. What he seems to be indicating that a foldable phone that will open and close like a book.

"I'm positive that we do need a foldable phone", he said on the sidelines of the A9 event, per SamMobile, about the phone which Samsung is planning to release globally. In July, The Wall Street Journal reported that Samsung's foldable phone will feature a 7-inch flexible display and a secondary display bar.

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