Samsung planning to launch foldable smartphone in 2018

The Galaxy S6 edge+ was one of the first looks at Samsung's curved edge displays rumored to be even more central to the Galaxy S8's design

The Galaxy S6 edge+ was one of the first looks at Samsung's curved edge displays rumored to be even more central to the Galaxy S8's design

Samsung's newest product, the Galaxy Note 8, received almost universal praise from reviewers.

Samsung might be flexing its muscle ahead of Apple 's iPhone event on Tuesday, where Apple is expected to launch three new models. The company has also tied up with Reliance Jio and it is offering up to 448GB of additional data for Jio users.

Samsung's let the cat out of the bag regarding its mythical foldable phone which has been talked about for years at this point. The phone is the successor ofGalaxy Note 7. The signature feature of the Galaxy Note devices, the S pen has seen the accessory upgrade in the Note 8 and also added many features to the device related to it. The S Pen allows you to takes Notes even when the smartphone is in standby mode. The graphics are handled by the Mali-G71 MP20 GPU. It will be called the iPhone X and will possess a bigger screen that is similar to that of the LG G6 and Samsung's flagship mobile device - the Galaxy S8. Additionally, the Galaxy Note 8 also supports UFS microSD cards up to 256GB. One of these sensors includes a wide-angle f1.7 lens and the other has a telephoto f2.4 lens. The telephoto lens can provide up to 2x optical zoom. Samsung claims that it did 8-Point Battery Safety Check to ensure the safety of the battery.

Even though the Galaxy A7 2017 was cleared by the Wi-Fi Alliance alongside the Galaxy A5 2017, there's still no word on when the latter will be updated to Nougat. Koh also said Samsung hopes to showcase a foldable handset next year but that technological hurdles must be overcome before a decision can be made.

In February this year, Samsung had trademarked the Galaxy X moniker. Samsung and the US firm, which has considerable brand power in the global market, are working together to develop AI speakers. The back panel of the phone is gorilla glass 5, and yes it comes with the 3.5 mm audio port and AKG earphones bundled in the box.

In case if you don't know. A new addition to the Note8 is the ability to send.gif messages drawn using the S Pen, which will playback to the recipient in the way you draw them, much like those seen on iMessage. However, the practical implementations and direct comparison between the two devices remains to be seen. The AR apps will the extra that you won't get on the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. It will also be available online from Samsung Shop. And, now the Nougat is officially hitting the Indian users after a month.

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