Royole is back with another folding phone – the FlexPai 2
Eventually, someone will get the folding phone right.
Royole got its name out as the first company to bring a foldable phone to market, and now it’s back, with the FlexPai 2. It’s got a 180-degree%20folding%20display,%20the%20powerful%20Qualcomm%20Snapdragon%20865%20chipset,%205G%20connectivity,%20and%20comes%20with%20Android%2010%20out%20of%20the%20box.
The company says it’ll survive 1.8 million bends, which is just as well, as earlier flexible screens had a fairly short lifespan.
The FlexPai 2 is 7.8-inches when unfolded, with the main screen being 5.5-inches in the folded state. The other half when folded is 5.4-inches across, and it folds with the screen on the outside of the fold, like a book cover. The tablet mode has a 1,920 x 1,440 resolution.
Royole didn’t skimp on the cameras on this device, with a 64 MP wide-angle camera, a 16 MP ultra-wide camera, an 8 MP telephoto camera, and even a 32 MP sensor for portraits. You can also use the main camera for selfies, as the reverse-fold means the screen is in the right place to be viewed.
A 4,450 mAh battery powers everything, and you can get three colors, Sunrise Gold, Cosmic Gray, and Midnight Black. The FlexPai 2 will be 9,988 yuan (~$1,471) when on sale, but it’s only being sold inside China so you’ll have to wait if you want to snag a cheaper foldable phone than the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold.
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