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Last month, images of TCL's concept smartphone with a flexible, slide-out/rolling display leaked. The device was supposed to be revealed at Mobile World Congress 2020, but the show was cancelled due to concerns over the coronavirus. Today, the smartphone is being officially unveiled by TCL along with a second flexible display concept (which we’ll get to in a moment). The details are rather interesting here on the rollable-display smartphone, as it actually features tiny electric motors that extend the display. In its standard mode, the phone's display measures 6.75 inches across and when extended, it grows to 7.8 inches.  The growing/shrinking of the display is accomplished... Read more...
Smartphone manufacturers are looking for ways to differentiate their products, and the latest trend appears to be with folding displays as witnessed by the Huawei Mate X, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and Motorola Razr. But TCL is looking to put a slight twist on the flexible display movement with a slide-out screen. As you can see from the images, the TCL smartphone appears to take on a rather standard portrait-style orientation, featuring a display with deeply curved sides. However, the phone’s chassis slides out to the right, unfurling the display in the process. Since the display appears to roll-up instead of fold, it’s unlikely that we’d see a crease with... Read more...
In what is an unprecedented move for the world’s biggest mobile devices expo, Mobile World Congress 2020 has been officially cancelled. As you might have surmised, the event was cancelled because of the ongoing global threat of the coronavirus, which has so far claimed the lives of over 1,000 people. When we first reported on the coronavirus live dashboard back on February 3rd, the death toll “only” stood at 362. Needless to say, a gathering of tens of thousands of people in Barcelona, Spain from all over the world presents a huge risk. With all of these people mingling in close proximity for days, and then flying back home, the potential for the coronavirus to further... Read more...