San Francisco, United States (AFP) –
Technological manufacturer Samsung presented on Wednesday a switching screen for their smartphones, which, when opened, could become a tablet, although the South Korean mark did not improve the date of commercialization of this technology.
"When it's open, it's a large-screen tablet, and when it's closed, it's a phone that fits perfectly into your pocket," explained Dustin Denison, one of the company's prototype presentation company's at a San Francisco conference. , USA.
Samsung "It's close to mass production" of this new type of screen, called "Infiniti Flek Displai", "in the coming months," Denison continued, who said the device was designed to "fold and dismantle multiple times"
"The screen puts the foundation of a tomorrow's smartphone," he said. But the group that manufactures devices and components did not publish devices that will have this switching screen.
In fact, for the device with this technology, it requires an operating system and optimized applications.
Samsung and Google, who jointly designed the Android system that is transmitting mobile devices from the South Korean company, also announced on Wednesday that they have already begun to cooperate in order to optimize the operating system for these future devices.
The South Korean brand has also called other developers to design applications to change their products to be compatible with devices that have a future display type.
Finally, Samsung, the world leader in sales of smartphones, presented on Wednesday a new user interface called "One UI", available next year on Galaki S9 and Note 9, which makes it easy to use and, above all, optimized for phones that will fit a flexible screen in the future .
The switching screen is considered to be the biggest breakthrough in the smartphone industry, keenly anticipating revolutionary technology that will give the market a second move, more than a decade after the arrival of the iPhone.
According to the specialized press, other manufacturers, especially South Korean LG and Chinese Huawei, are working on this technology.