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LG says it's 'too early' for foldable phones

Jack Morse

You may want to just slow your roll for minute with this whole foldable phone thing. 

While electronics giants such as Samsung are reportedly charging ahead to release smartphones that bend as early as this year, at least one major player in the space is taking this opportunity to sit back and see how it all plays out. That would be LG, whose head of mobile Brian Kwon told reporters that the company has decided now is not the right time for LG to release a phone that bends.   

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"We have reviewed releasing the foldable smartphone when launching 5G smartphone but decided not to produce it," Kwon is quoted by the Korean Times as saying on Feb. 15.  Read more...

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