LG Electronics, according to Internet sources, intends to introduce the first smartphone equipped with a flexible curling display next year.
The device is allegedly being created as part of an initiative codenamed B Project. Already supposedly organized the production of prototypes of an unusual device: for the purpose of comprehensive testing will be made from 1000 to 2000 copies of the gadget.
There is practically no information about the characteristics of the smartphone. It is only known that the curling screen is made using the technology of organic LEDs (OLED). The development of this panel was attended by specialists from the Chinese company BOE.
In addition, LG’s upcoming plans for the release of other smartphones are disclosed. So, in the second half of this year, the announcement of the flagship apparatus called Horizontal. In 2021, a device called the Rainbow will see the light. What features these models will possess is not yet clear.
Note that in the first quarter of this year, according to Gartner, shipments of smartphones on an annualized basis fell by 20.2% to 299.1 million units. Such a sharp decline is due to the spread of coronavirus, due to which many communication shops and retail outlets were forced to suspend work.
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