The Verge's reporter Nick Statt said that when folded, the phone was "bulky" and "feels miles away in quality" from a high-end smartphone.
That's Flipboard's initial vision for its app on Samsung's foldable phone, which the news aggregator shared at Samsung's behest to inspire app developers to make their own programs work on Samsung's foldable phone and future phones, too.
"We expect to see foldable products from several Android manufacturers", he added.
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An evacuation warning was issued for parts of Chico Thursday night as the Camp Fire blazed toward the city of 90,000 people. Colton Percifield, 20, said in an interview that he awoke at friend's house in Concow to find smoke outside around 7 a.m.
The foldable smartphone from Samsung, which has been much talked about for a fairly long period appears to be finally here, though up to now, only at a conceptual stage.
"Our goal is to offer developers a robust, scalable and open AI platform that makes it easy for them to launch and evolve the unbelievable experiences they create for our users", said Kyunghak Hyun, Product Manager of the AI Product Management Group at Samsung. Google is working with Samsung to help launch a device next year.
"Yes, it feels a bit gimmicky, but the FlexPai does actually deliver on its promise of being the "first foldable smartphone", Mashable's reporter Karissa Bell said.
"The foldable display lays the foundation for a new kind of mobile experience", said Koh Dong-jin, president and CEO of the IT and mobile communications division at Samsung.
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Marc Andre Ter Stegen is indispensable in between the sticks and will certainly get the nod ahead of Jasper Cillessen yet again. Elsewhere, Ivan Rakitic , Arthur and Sergio Busquets are likely to maintain their places in midfield.
Samsung is promoting the idea of "share app ideas and share alike"; write an app for a smartphone and modify it using Developer Studio into a home-based app for the Samsung platform, if desired. Royole said it would start filling orders late next month.
Samsung, which makes iPhone OLED displays, will get us even closer if that Infinity-O screen prediction turns out to be accurate.
There is a high chance it will carry a price tag of around 2 million won ($1,790). Samsung released its first Android Go phone earlier this year in the form of the Galaxy J2 Core, and just a few months later, we have another entry with the J4 Core.
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Monday's sanctions target more than 700 entities in Iran, focusing on the energy and finance sectors of the oil-producing regime. Iran's exports peaked at 2.8 million barrels per day (bpd) in April, including 300,000 bpd of condensate, a lighter form of oil.