Latest in Gear

Image credit:

How do you build a foldable screen?

Foldable OLED displays are starting to show up in consumer devices in 2019.
213 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

In our show Upscaled we try and dig into the science and engineering behind our favorite bits of tech. In this episode, we're taking a close look at foldable OLEDs. Despite Samsung's Galaxy Fold being delayed, the Huawei Mate X is expected within the next few months, and Xiaomi and Lenovo have both showed off foldable prototypes.

OLEDs themselves are still relatively new technology in consumer devices, and making them foldable adds an extra layer of complexity. We'll examine how OLEDs themselves are constructed, and the materials and engineering that goes in to making a screen you can fold in half.

So what do you think? Are you still excited for foldable devices? Despite the setbacks, all signs point us moving towards a brand new flexible world of electronics.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
213 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's Guide to Privacy

Engadget's Guide to Privacy

View
TiVo gave its unannounced Edge DVR to a customer

TiVo gave its unannounced Edge DVR to a customer

View
Facebook will shut down Group Stories on September 26th

Facebook will shut down Group Stories on September 26th

View
The best Alexa-compatible smart-home devices for Amazon Echo

The best Alexa-compatible smart-home devices for Amazon Echo

View
This week in tech history: Android turns 11

This week in tech history: Android turns 11

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr