One of the more obvious form factors and designs of foldable devices is a smartphone-cum-tablet hybrid. It makes sense where a smaller display unfolds to become a larger one. This is exactly the kind of design that Samsung went with with the Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone.

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However, it seems that for the Galaxy Fold’s successor, the Korean company might be going in a different direction. Thanks to a series of newly-leaked images shared on Twitter by Ice Universe, it reveals that Samsung could be working on a vertical folding design for the Galaxy Fold 2, where it sports a clamshell design that unfolds to become a regular-looking smartphone.

We should point out that this isn’t a new design. Back in October during the Samsung Developer Conference, the company showed off concept images of such a device, but this is the first time we’re seeing the device in real-life. How accurate or real these images are is unclear, so take it with a grain of salt for now.

That being said, Motorola has since beat Samsung to the punch with such a design. Just last month, the company announced the new Motorola Razr which features such a design. The handset is expected to be released next year. There is no word on when the Galaxy Fold 2 will be launched, but hopefully we’ll have more details about that soon.

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7.3"
  • 2152x1536
  • AMOLED
  • 362 PPI
12 MP
  • f/1.5 Aperture
  • OIS
4380 mAh
  • Non-Removable
  • Wireless Charging
12GB RAM
  • Snapdragon 855
Price
~$1979 - Amazon
Weight
263 g
Launched in
2019-02-01
Storage (GB)
  • 512
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