Samsung says foldable displays and Bixby will help drive growth in 2018

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Samsung says foldable OLED displays and Bixby will help drive the company’s growth this year in its Q4 earnings report released today. The company said it would adopt innovative technology like foldable OLED screens to further distinguish itself from competitors. Samsung also says it will enter new businesses related to AI and smart devices through an expansion of its much-maligned Bixby voice assistant technology.

Phones that unfold into seamless full-screen tablets have been long rumored, with numerous patents filed by different phone manufacturers including LG, Microsoft, and Samsung. But, there haven’t been any due to the lack of folding displays. Samsung has previously said it hopes to introduce a foldable phone sometime this year,…

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