Huawei Reportedly Rumoured To Be Developing An Affordable Entry-Level Folding Phone

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  • Huawei developing an entry-level P Pocket-branded foldable phone.

  • Expected launch in H1 2024 with a price tag around $735 or lower.

  • Samsung also in the foldable game with a Galaxy Z FE.

  • Devices expected to debut along with Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Z Flip 6 in August 2024.

Foldable smartphones have captured the collective imagination, with most leading Chinese brands throwing their hats into this nascent yet rapidly evolving ring.

A recent leak suggests that Huawei, a major player in the foldable phone arena, is taking things a step further by developing an entry-level foldable phone.

Moreover, whispers about Samsung’s activities hint at a similar thrust from the South Korean giant.

Huawei’s Affordable Folding Pus

Huawei’s: Folding Phone
Huawei’s: Folding Phone

In November 2022, Huawei introduced the Pocket S, which garnered attention for being one of the most budget-friendly foldable phones on the market.

tip-off from a known leakerRevegnus, now reveals that the company is diving deeper into affordable foldables.

The phone in question is expected to be branded as a P Pocket device.

While the precise specifications are yet to be disclosed, the device is slated to arrive in the first half of 2024 and could be priced at approximately $735 or less.

 Whether this applies to a global launch or is specific to the Chinese market remains unclear, though it’s likely the device will be available in multiple color options like its predecessor, the Pocket S.

Samsung: Not Far Behind

Samsung, another heavyweight in the foldable phone sector, appears to be walking a parallel path.

Though details are scant, the brand seems to be working on a new device, tentatively named the “Galaxy Z FE.”

This more budget-conscious offering is expected to share the stage with Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Galaxy Z Flip 6, both of which are anticipated for an August 2024 release.

Implications for the Market

As foldable technology becomes more widespread, achieving various price points will be a critical factor in mass adoption.

If Huawei and Samsung successfully bring these rumored devices to market, they could spur a domino effect, pushing other brands to explore budget-friendly foldable options.


What is Huawei planning in the foldable phone sector?

Huawei is reportedly developing an entry-level foldable phone, likely to be under the P Pocket brand, slated for release in the first half of 2024.

What is Samsung’s angle on affordable foldable phones?

Samsung is also rumored to be working on a budget-friendly foldable named Galaxy Z FE, expected to be introduced alongside their Galaxy Z Fold 6 and Z Flip 6 in August 2024.

How might these affordable options affect the foldable phone market?

Budget-friendly foldable phones from giants like Huawei and Samsung could lead to mass adoption and incentivize other brands to enter this segment.

What is the expected price range for these budget-friendly foldable phones?

Huawei’s device is rumored to be priced at around $735 or lower. Pricing details for Samsung’s Galaxy Z FE are yet to be disclosed.

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