Check out the first ad for the foldable Huawei Mate X


Oppo is working on its own version of a foldable phone which seems to take a couple of lessons from the Huawei Mate X, the latest foldable phone on the block. Huawei hasn't detailed a launch date for the Mate X, though given it has now offered hands-on time with the device at Mobile World Congress, there's reason to suspect it may be a little further along the production pipeline. It was on display in Barcelona in a glass case like a museum artefact.

"Not only are they adding cost for memory", she said.

Today, a new report comes from SamMobile with information about Samsungs next flagship. Open it up, and it looks like a razor-thin 8-inch tablet with narrow bezels on three of its sides that begs to be used for watching video and taking full advantage of the larger footprint. As you've probably figured out from the title we're talking about the Samsung Galaxy S10e hands-on.

On a busy day of announcements, fellow Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi announced a new phone ready for the 5G era of data networks, while Nokia announced a range of new smartphones, including the Nokia 9 PureView, which includes five rear cameras and has been triggering people who have a fear of holes.

Iran's large-scale naval drill kicks off in Sea of Oman
President Donald Trump in May withdrew from a landmark 2015 deal to curb Iran's nuclear program and reimposed sanctions on Tehran. An Iranian cruise missile fires into the air from a submarine during a test at Strait of Hormuz, at the mouth of the Gulf.

Clive Lewis backs Labours move to support second European Union referendum
Still, it will cheer pro-European Britons, who have been fighting to reverse the outcome of the 2016 referendum decision. European Council President Donald Tusk said it was clear there was no majority in the British parliament for a deal.

SanDisk speeds up high capacity mobile storage with 1 TB microSD card
The Micron c200 1TB microSD card is now going through the sampling phase and will become widely available in Q2 2019. Both sizes are available for pre-order through SanDisk's website now and will release in the coming months.

IHS Markit estimates 1.4 million shipments of foldable smartphones are expected this year. The phone is also the first from the China-based company to have a flexible display and 5G connectivity.

Speaking after unveiling Huawei's foldable phone concept, Mr Yu justified the higher price of the Mate X by saying he believed it was "definitely" superior to Samsung's new device.

"For us, launching means commercial availability, it doesn't mean PowerPoint", OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei told Reuters. It will be available sometime around mid-2019.

Sony did not show a 5G device, relying instead on its ownership of a major Hollywood studio to release a new line of Xperia phones with a 21:9 display ratio optimised to watch movies and Netflix content.