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Rolling and with two hinges: these are the new phones with folding screens from TCL

The prototype of the Chinese firm is equipped with a screen with two hinges that allow folding the equipment into three parts. Credit: Courtesy of theMrMobile

The segment of the

phones with folding screens

just added a new member with


, which today showed a prototype equipped with two hinges, which allows the equipment to be folded into three parts, such as a Z. With this chord-like design, the Chinese company promises to display a 10-inch display, similar to a


 , but that is transformed into a


 thick with a 6.6-inch front screen when folded.

For reference, the

Samsung Galaxy Fold

 it has a single hinge and a design that has an internal 7.3-inch screen and a secondary, external screen, which is available when the equipment is closed; The Huawei Mate X has a single external display that folds over on itself to offer an 8-inch panel. In the case of TCL, the system appeals to use a double fold with a single 10-inch screen, where a third of the display is available in mode



Without a defined name, TCL presented this prototype together with other teams before the specialized press in the United States. In a timely manner, the Chinese firm did not foresee a market launch of the tablet phone with two hinges, an unpublished design that was also

evaluated by firms like Xiaomi

. TCL had already

showed this design last October


TCL also revealed more details of the

roll-up prototype

, a model that had been anticipated before the World Mobile Congress, an appointment that was later canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak. For this model, the sliding screen system to the side allows the screen size to be enlarged, so that the 7.8-inch display can be reduced to 6.75 inches when the equipment is closed.

Rolling and with two hinges: this is the new TCL folding screen phones


Unlike the prototype with two hinges, in this case the extendable roll-up model, as it was called TCL, does not have moving parts or mechanical systems used in folding smartphones: just a screen that partially hides when it is not necessary, and that slides to the side when the user needs more surface.


. (tagsToTranslate) Rolling and with two hinges: this is the new phones with folding screens from TCL – LA NACION