Despite the currently indefinite Samsung Galaxy Fold's release, the Korean tech giant is reportedly working on another , this time with a clamshell-like, vertically folding design, where the top would fold down over the bottom, and a 6.7 inch display. SamMobile reported the news Tuesday, citing a story from Korea's ET News.of the
Tuesday's SamMobile report is in line with a March report by Bloomberg that said, including the clamshell-like design. SamMobile said the vertically folded phone could launch in 2020 and that it'll have a one-inch screen on the front to display notifications while the device is folded.
The earlier Bloomberg report said Samsung is also planning to launch a third foldable phone, which would fold away from the user like the Huawei Mate X, a phone that was likewise delayed earlier this month.
Last week, Samsung reportedly denied rumors that the Galaxy Fold would be released in July, leaving the Korean tech giant's foldable phone launch date still up in the air.
AT&T has sent cancellation notices to those who preordered the Galaxy Fold, citing Samsung's delay in releasing the device. Customers who preordered the Fold will receive a $100 AT&T promotional credit. This followed Best Buy canceling Galaxy Fold preorders in May due to Samsung not providing a new release date.
Samsung said it doesn't comment on rumors or speculation.
First published at 12:52 p.m. PT on June 25.
Updated on June 26 at 9:14 a.m. PT: adds Samsung declining to comment