We are still trying to discover how durable the Galaxy Z Flip and Motorola Razr are, but TCL is probably working on a new style of phone that slips.
He posted photos of the phone. Initially it looks like a normal-sized smartphone, but it has a second screen that slides out to be the size of a tablet.
TCL would have shown the phone to reporters covering the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, ??except that the event was canceled due to fears about the spread of Covid-19 coronavirus.
The great unknown
It is if the two halves of the large screen would be flush or if there would be a crest given the mechanics of the sliding screen.
That said, the advantage of such a system, as Jessica Dolcourt of CNET points out, is that this system does not mean that you worry about wrinkles on a flexible screen or damaged hinges.
One of the prototypes of TCL folding phones at CES in January that folds in the style of a book.
And TCL made waves in October 2019 with another prototype, this is a triple phone that would be deployed on a device with a 10-inch screen.