ZTE's foldable smartphone could be the surprise of 2017

ZTE teases foldable dual-screen smartphone that could really change everything.

Published Thu, Sep 28 2017 1:30 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:54 AM CST

The world thinks that Samsung will be the first with a popular foldable smartphone, but it looks like that award will be going to Chinese electronics giant ZTE.

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ZTE's upcoming codename Axon Multy smartphone could launch on October 17 as the Axon M, with dual 1080p displays that fold out into a huge 6.8-inch 1920 x 2160 display. When folded, it looks like most regular smartphones, so it'll blend in easily without looking out of this world.

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ZTE's purported Axom M could really change things in the smartphone world if it's done right, as they would beat Samsung to the foldable smartphone punch. I've been wanting a larger foldable smartphone, because I'm always doing so much at once... so a single screen for quick use and a foldable screen for multi-tasking would be perfect.

ZTE is hosting a press conference in New York City on October 17, and if the latest rumors from Android Authority are correct, we could see the world's first foldable smartphone unveiled.

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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