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Smartphones Are About to Get Weird

As sales slow, phone-makers may get gimmicky

Samsung’s new Galaxy Fold at the 2019 Mobile World Congress. Photo: Adria Puig/Anadolu Agency/Getty

TThe future is foldable, if smartphone makers are to be believed. At Mobile World Congress in February, Samsung announced that it would release a futuristic folding phone at the end of April for an eye-popping $1,980.

The Galaxy Fold unfurls from a phone into a tablet-sized device. It’s mesmerizing to…




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Owen Williams

Owen Williams

Fascinated by how code and design is shaping the world. I write about the why behind tech news. UX Manager @ Shopify.

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