LG plans to release its first curved-screen smartphone in November

Brad Reed
Not a gimmick: LG sees flexible displays on 40% of smartphones by 2020

Here comes the next big smartphone fad: Curved, flexible displays. Reuters reports that LG Display has started mass producing flexible smartphone displays that LG will use in an upcoming phone that’s due to be released sometime in November. Reuters notes that “curved displays are in the early stages of development and allow bendable or foldable designs that could eventually allow mobile and wearable gadgets to take new forms that could radically change the high-end smartphone market,” although it’s not clear just how radical the first models released by LG and Samsung will be. LG Display says that its display will be 6 inches and will be curved from top to bottom, while Samsung’s flexible display will reportedly be curved from side to side.

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