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Samsung Galaxy Fold 2, 5G Galaxy Z Flip will launch in August 2020

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Samsung is expected to launch two new foldable smartphones in the second half of the year. An affordable foldable handset model is expected to hit the market next year, industry insiders said on Sunday. Samsung is expected to present the Galaxy Fold 2 and the 5G variant of the Galaxy Z Flip together with its flagship phablet Galaxy Note 20 at an event in August, the news agency Yonhap reported, citing the industry sources. But his affordable foldable smartphone, probably called the Galaxy Fold Lite, is unlikely to make its debut at the event, they said.
The South Korean technology giant was said to have released a version of its foldable smartphone that costs almost half the price of a normal Galaxy Fold. Technical experts have predicted that the Galaxy Fold 2 will have a 7.7-inch screen and a 6.23-inch cover display when unfolded, both of which are larger than the 7.3-inch or 4.6-inch displays of the predecessor. Samsung is expected to use ultra-thin glass (UTG) for the Galaxy Fold 2,…

HTC debuts ‘Project Proton’ concept Vive headset

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Like practically everyone else in the mobile world, the cancellation of MWC on extremely short notice left HTC in the lurch. While the company has moved much of its efforts away from smartphones in general, the Taiwanese manufacturer has begun to use the show to showcase much of its VR efforts.

Along with the addition of a couple of key SKUs to the Cosmos lineup, HTC is also filling the MWC-shaped hole by showing off a concept headset. Project Proton is a far cry from the current bulky Vive headsets, more closely resembling a streamlined version of Magic Leap’s AR technology.

And while the device design certainly screams “concept,” HTC tells me that it does, indeed have working prototypes of the technology in its labs and that, “some version of this product is possible today.” Among other things, moving toward micro displays would help drive down the size and weight requirements for such a device. Though likely at first, it would also drive up the price, given the relatively limited us…