Huawei a Chinese smartphone maker was amongst the first set of companies to bring foldable smartphones. Moreover, the Huawei Mate X was its first foldable smartphone that gave competition to the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Since then, the brands has launched three iterations of its premium foldable smartphones. And now the report says that the the company is now working to launch Clamshell foldable smartphone soon.
Huawei Clamshell foldable smartphone in working
A report from DigitalChatStation cites that Huawei is developing a clamshell foldable smartphone. Moreover, the leaker says that the handset will be positioning the high-end market. In addition, he also adds that it will target at the female audience. Unfortunately, it’s not known when this phone will release. The foldable smartphone may launch at a premium price tag in China. Furthermore, Digital Chat Station did not dive into other details of the clamshell foldable from Huawei. Therefore, details about the screen size, hinge mechanism, performance unit, etc., remain unknown at the moment. We will share more information as and when the details are available.
Going by the information, the upcoming HUAWEI-branded clamshell foldable smartphone will compete directly with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip series. The current-gen Galaxy Z Flip3 is the best affordable foldable device to date without any major concerns. Hence, the Huawei-made handset needs to offer more to lure in customers. At present, there are only two companies that offer foldable smartphones with a vertically foldable display. One of them is South Korea’s Samsung and the other is China’s Lenovo-owned Motorola. Huawei entering this segment will make it the only second Chinese OEM to offer this type of phone. However, there’s a chance of fellow Chinese firms like Xiaomi, OPPO, or vivo beating the telecom giant in this regard.