Why 2019 could be the year of foldable display phones
For an industry based on the idea of constant change and innovation, the smartphone industry
For an industry based on the idea of constant change and innovation, the smartphone industry doesn't see much of it. Despite phone makers wanting you to believe otherwise, the fact is that since the launch of the first modern-day smartphone in 2007, these pocket computers have remained largely the same.
Yes, silicon technology has improved over time and smartphones have become more powerful than ever. We've seen bezels get much thinner, and overall devices become much sleeker – and arguably better looking. Innovation in terms of hardware backed by sophisticated code has also allowed optics on phones rival – and at times better – those found on dedicated point and shoot, as well as DSLR cameras.