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Insider # 7.04: News from LG, Samsung and Vivo


The next release of informational data from insiders is devoted to LG developments in the field of folding devices, as well as new gadgets from Samsung and Vivo.

LG's range of roll-up devices

One of the main and fashionable trends of our time is the development and production of folding smartphones and tablets. Recently, information has appeared that reflects the position on this issue of a company from South Korea.

According to the data, LG has filed applications for trademarks, after analyzing them, experts came to the conclusion that this tech giant wants to immediately start developing mobile devices, the displays of which will fold, not fold.

This is quite realistic, since the company has previously presented a TV that has been minimized. It can be concluded that the company has found a way to reduce the size of a new product from television to smartphones and apply its own folding technology to it.


On April 10, the firm filed an application for ten trademarks with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). They all refer to a collapsible device.

At the beginning of 2019, a rumor emerged, which said that the company was developing in the field of folding and folding phones. Soon, these data were confirmed. The technical director of LG Electronics told reporters about the ongoing developments.

From the text of the applications it becomes clear that the specialists of the enterprise have differently named the technologies of the roll-up smartphones: Bi-Roll, Dual Roll, E Roll and Rotolo. All trademarks declared will refer to smartphones only. This conclusion is drawn from the mention in them of words such as smartphones, displays for smartphones, batteries and accumulators for mobile telecommunications equipment, and cameras for smartphones.

Experts have suggested the technical possibilities of future novelties. It is likely that they will be able to fold in any direction, in two, that's for sure. It's too early to talk about it.

In 2018, the company announced the development of a smartphone that was supposed to have a folding display and a narrow body on both sides. Earlier, the patent for the production of a smartphone with a retractable display was "lit up".


Experienced insiders and experts agree that LG Electronics will first of all develop a folding gadget, and only then will direct all its efforts towards designing a foldable smartphone. Now everyone is waiting for similar devices from Samsung and Huawei, which have already announced them.

The decisive role in the prospects of such products will be played by their demand in the market. They are very expensive.

Another Galaxy with a large display

Samsung has recently completed certification of its new devices in China. A notice about this appeared on the pages of the TENAA regulator. Codes for the two gadgets SM-A3050 and SM-A3058. Most likely one of them is the Galaxy A30e smartphone.


This unit will be equipped with a 6.4-inch display with HD + resolution. There will be a small cutout at the top for the front camera. Its work will be provided by a processor with eight cores, clocked at 1.8 GHz. He will be helped by RAM with 4/8 GB of memory and ROM with 64/128 GB. The main camera is made in the form of a triple block with sensors of 5, 5 and 13 megapixels. The selfie camera will receive a 16 MP sensor.

The smartphone will be equipped with a capacious 4900 mAh battery. When the device starts selling and its price is unknown.

Two smartphones from Vivo

Data from the same source indicates the imminent announcement of two smartphones by Vivo. This is preceded by two of their specifications labeled V1832 and V1832A. Most likely, we are talking about two versions of one device. As usual, one of them will be sold in China and the other worldwide.

The novelty will receive a 6.39-inch AMOLED display with a built-in fingerprint scanner. He is also predicted to have a processor on eight cores with a clock frequency of 2.0 GHz (most likely Snapdragon 675), 6/8 GB of RAM and 128/256 GB of internal memory.


The vertically oriented main camera consists of three lenses with a resolution of 5, 8, 12 megapixels. Among them, the most powerful sensor in the front camera is 32 megapixels.

The battery of the smartphone is endowed with a capacity of 3620 mAh, supports the fast charging function. The gadget has the following geometrical parameters: 157.5 x 74.71 x 8.21 mm, weight - 185 grams.

When the new product goes on sale, its name is still unknown.

The Topic of Article: Insider # 7.04: News from LG, Samsung and Vivo.
Author: Jake Pinkman