NEW DELHI: Smartphone maker Oppo recently showcased its first concept rollable smartphone Oppo X 2021 at its annual conference. However, the company is not yet sure as to when it will bring the smartphone in the market. But, it seems that Samsung might take lead in this segment and will become the first company to introduce a rollable smartphone.
Recently, Samsung’s vice chairman Lee Jae-yong was seen with a rollable prototype. The yet to launch rollable smartphone from Samsung will come with a horizontally expanding display which will expand from 6-inches to 8-inches. Now, a tipster called Ice Universe has revealed that Samsung could become the first company leaving behind LG and Oppo in launching a rollable smartphone. As per the leak, the smartphone is likely to be called Galaxy Scroll and is expected to launch in 2021.
The tipster further added that 2021 will be the year of foldable smartphones and companies like Oppo, Huawei and even Xiaomi might launch their foldable smartphones. It is also expected that next year Google might also join the bandwagon of foldable devices. On the other hand, Apple is expected to launch its foldable iPhone in the year 2022.
Recently, Samsung slashed the price of its BTS Edition of the Galaxy S20+ smartphone in India. Launched at Rs 87,999, the smartphone has received a price cut of Rs 10,000. After the price cut you can purchase the handset at Rs 77,990. The Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition comes with pre-installed BTS-inspired themes and a fan community platform, Weverse. Right in the box, the device comes with decorative stickers.
The handset comes with a 6.7-inch Quad HD+ Dynamic Amoled 2X display with up to 120Hz refresh rate support and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor. The device comes with two RAM and storage options– 8GB/ 128GB and 12GB/512GB.