If you’ve been keeping count, you’ve noticed that there are quite a few brands promising smartphones with foldable displays; including Samsung, Sony, Huawei, Royole, Lenovo and Apple, according to the latest rumors at least. And there are many reports that a future iPad will be a foldable device, too. At this point, you just can’t get away from the idea.
But how did we get to this point? Continue reading to take a look at the important factors behind foldable phones and tablets, why so many are jumping on this bandwagon, and what makes foldable devices attractive – and problematic.