Rumours of Samsung working on a foldable smartphone that might be marketed under the name Galaxy X having been making rounds int he news for sometime now. Now, then names Galaxy X1 and Galaxy X1 Plus have been leaked and proposed to be the foldable devices Samsung plans to introduce into the smartphone market.
The leak came in the form of a Weibo post that also revealed model numbers for these devices – SM-X9000 and SM-X9050 – as well as what Android versions they run.
Earlier yesterday, new Samsung patents revealed how the Galaxy X may look like, and fold like to reveal equally big second display on its back as one on the front as seen in the featured image in this post.
Also, rumuors also have it that Galaxy X1 is dubbed as SM-X9000, while the regular one in Galaxy X1 Plus is dubbed as SM-X9050. It is also believed that the Galaxy X1 is running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, while the Galaxy X Plus has Android 7.0 Nougat installed.
GSMArena also reports the Samsung’s foldable smartphone project to be internally code-named as Project Valley. The devices are rumored to come with a 4K display, and are also said to utilize various biometric forms including fingers, face, and palm. The devices could also be made official sometime in the Q3-Q4 time-frame of this year.