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Samsung's foldable phone opens new frontier



Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has wowed the smartphone industry with the first foldable screen, burnishing its innovation credentials, banishing “fast follower” criticism and, at nearly $2,000, setting a new standard in premium pricing.

 

The South Korean tech giant’s Galaxy Fold resembles a conventional smartphone but opens like a book to reveal a second display the size of a small tablet at 7.3 inches (18.5 cm). It will go on sale from April 26.

 

At its launch event in San Francisco on Wednesday, Samsung upped the surprise factor by briefing analysts and journalists on widely anticipated aspects ahead of time, such as 5G versions of its existing top-end Galaxy S phones.

 

The subsequent unveiling of the fol...
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Bafel Talabani: Another intra-Kurdish conflict will not happen


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New Findings Show Lack of Durable Solutions for Displaced Iraqis


The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has identified 1.8 million displaced Iraqis, while 4,000 families live outside the camps.

 

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