Samsung Galaxy X Release Date, Specs, Features, News & Update: US Patent Filed For New Smartphone; Foldable Device To Support 4K Video

By Ivan M. , Updated Nov 29, 2016 07:32 AM EST

Samsung Galaxy X has been in the rumor mill for a while now but the South Korean company has yet to provide concrete details with regard to its development and release date. Despite the lack of solid information, the rumored device has continued to become one of the favorite subjects of numerous reports and speculations all over the Internet. New reports have surfaced suggesting that the upcoming foldable smartphone will carry an impressive design and specs under the hood.

The rumor started when the Samsung Galaxy X was spotted on a Dutch website revealing its Project Valley codename and photos of the smartphone itself. According to the report, the new handset will most likely arrive with an elongated display that carries special kind of hinges that allow the phone to be folded. Although the new leaked photos have become a hot topic online, Samsung has continued to stay silent about its development. However, many fans believe that it is only a matter of time before the company decides to make an official statement.

Earlier this year, several reports have emerged suggesting that the South Korean tech giant is already developing the device. There have been rumors saying that Samsung Galaxy X might arrive later this year; however, all reports have not been confirmed by the company.

Nonetheless, Samsung Galaxy X has been spotted in a U.S. patent website revealing its possible exterior design. In the website, the new Samsung smartphone was specifically described as a foldable phone. "The foldable display apparatus includes a substrate including a metal thin film and an insulating layer provided on the metal thin film, an organic light-emitting unit formed on the substrate and emitting light in a direction away from the substrate, and a thin film encapsulating layer for encapsulating the organic light-emitting unit."

Meanwhile, there are reports saying that Samsung Galaxy X will carry an AMOLED display technology capable of supporting 4 K video. However, fans are still waiting for the company to make the device official. Stay tuned for more news and updates about Samsung Galaxy X, which is also expected to arrive in 2017.

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