World’s First Foldable Smartphone,
A new foldable ZTE-made device been going around for some weeks, and now Android Authority has shared pictures of this upcoming phone, the ZTE Axon M with the firm reportedly equipping it with two Full HD panels which can form a 6.8-inch screen with a resolution of 2,160 by 1,920 pixels when the device is completely folded out. Such a resolution would amount to an extremely unconventional aspect ratio of almost 1:1, allowing the phone to transform into a squarish tablet of sorts.
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Axon M will reportedly come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM. But it will fall short of standing next to flagships like the Samsung Galaxy S8 or HTC U11 which feature the more powerful and efficient Snapdragon 835. It will come with 32GB of internal storage and a 3120mAh battery. ZTE Axon M will feature a single 20-megapixel camera that pivots to face either direction.
The Axon M opens the possibility of smartphones becoming true replacements for larger screen devices like PCs. Laptops and PCs Smartphones have so far failed in one specific area multitasking when trying to replace PCs and this is where ZTE’s new foldable device could help usher in a new era in smartphone experience.
ZTE will hold a press conference in New York City on October 17, and it’s likely that the Axon M will be announced therein. Unfortunately, it looks like the smartphone will initially be exclusive to U.S. customers only.