Royole FlexPai Folding Smartphone

Nov 2, 2018

Category: Tech

For a couple of years now, we’ve been hearing that a smartphone with a folding screen was just over the horizon. Of course, we also thought it would be Samsung or LG who would start selling it first. However, a wildcard has come out of the woodwork and unveiled the FlexPai — the world’s first folding smartphone available for purchase.

With a full 180-degrees of motion — both forward and backward — the FlexPai is an impressive specimen, especially when you notice that there doesn’t appear to be any warping of the display while folding it. Opened fully, its screen measures up at 7.8″ (a couple inches smaller than the smallest iPad), though it can fold almost completely flat in half for easier storage. And while the display is seamless when opened, closed it segregates into three separate screens (a main, a secondary, and the edge) which appear to be customizable in regards to function, notifications, etc. It also boasts dual cameras (20 and 16 megapixels each), an intuitive unique operating system, and the ability to take calls whether folded or unfolded. Not on the market yet, the pricing starts at $1,318 — though it remains to be seen if the high cost is worth it.

Purchase: $1,300

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Tech

Huckberry & Timex Collab A 2nd Time On A ’70s-Inspired Vintage Watch

Complete with an iconic black-and-red dive timer bezel & dial.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Featured Image

LG’s Noise-Canceling Self-Sanitizing Earbuds Are Back & Better Than Ever

Neutralizing incoming sound with an advanced, three-microphone architecture.

Posted By

Oct 28, 2020

Featured Image

DOOGEE Unveils The First-Ever Night Vision-Equipped Android Smartphone

A MIL-STD-810G-rated rugged smartphone with a two-day battery.

Posted By

Oct 27, 2020

Featured Image

Garmin’s Gaming Smartwatch Lets You Stream Your Stress Level & Heart Rate

A special Esports Edition Instinct Smartwatch built specifically for live streaming.

Posted By

Oct 27, 2020

Featured Image

Leica Honors Photo Journalism With An Ultra-Limited Rugged M10-P Camera

Elaborating on a familiar model to commemorate 40 years of the Oskar Barnack Award.

Posted By

Oct 26, 2020

Featured Image

Courant Outfits Its Qi-Enabled Chargers With Premium Italian Saddle Leather

A touch of class for the brand's established three-coil wireless surfaces.

Posted By

Oct 26, 2020