Oppo is holding off on building rollable phones commercially

23 November 2020
The Oppo X 2021 was a cool concept device, but there are no short-term plans to release a phone based on it to consumers.

Sort by:

Raj, 25 Nov 2020All these foldable, rollable phones use plastic screen, whi... moreHow big of a nail you have?? Why would you scratch it on purpose?

Do you deliberately throw your glass sandwich phone on the ground?
I didn't see you complaining about glass sandwich phones in a similar fashion (breaks with one drop)

Plenty of users using it for more than 6 months and they have been proven to be durable.

HoldEm, 24 Nov 2020It has to start somewhere. Unlike some fruit company waitin... moreAnd then overshadows the pioneers of the tech

HJL2230, 24 Nov 2020If Samsung is "experimenting it the galaxy fold",... moreAs i already mentioned. LG has been experimenting in their own way for over a year now, and on a 50 times more expensive product, and if they were confident enough to release a bunch of new tech on that and some other products, then i trust in them. Noone says that it will be perfect on release of 1st gen, but it has high chances of not being bad. And as long as they price it right, it can succeed. I personally am waiting for the LG Rollable and then i will decide whether i get it or Wing or V70, depending on many factors obviously.

  • Raj

All these foldable, rollable phones use plastic screen, which would get scratched by even tip of the nail. Foldable phones at least be in folded position when not in use. That would prevent some amount of scratch. Please don't invest in such phones anytime. Let technology grow to make it better in future.

iOS.Never.Again, 24 Nov 2020Samsung isn't experimenting with foldables. They have... moreThey still might be experimenting with new foldable/rollable form factors, as they are also rumored to have their own version of expandable/rollerable phone as well.

HJL2230, 24 Nov 2020If Samsung is "experimenting it the galaxy fold",... moreSamsung isn't experimenting with foldables.
They have already put out a polished foldable on the market inside two generations.

Cyan111111, 23 Nov 2020It’s not about being the first but rather the most polished.It has to start somewhere. Unlike some fruit company waiting for everyone did all the hard work and jumped in and called it polished.

Seems like LG is still daring enough to push their rollable screen smartphone forward.

  • Amit

Such a surprise.

FeederEater, 23 Nov 2020LG has as well produced a rollable TV and revealed it a yea... moreIf Samsung is "experimenting it the galaxy fold", what makes you think LG won't be experimenting with their new rollable phones? LG rollables will have more or less the same launch issues and problems with the galaxy fold because it is something that has been never commercialized before.

Anonymous, 23 Nov 2020LG has been working on flex oled for years. Who makes scr... morehttps://www.gizchina.com/2020/10/05/lg-rollable-smartphone-may-use-a-boe-display-panel/

Expect for their rollable phones they are going with BOE. Which is odd. They have the technology and probably all the resource to do it themselves.

  • Anonymous

6ix, 23 Nov 2020Nah, not really, just like saying Graham Bell knows more ab... moreWhen you buy, you depend on the screen to be ready.
When you make screen, you can work closely to the display division.

Anonymous, 23 Nov 2020LG has been working on flex oled for years. Who makes scr... moreNah, not really, just like saying Graham Bell knows more about phones than today’s average consumer, sometimes it’s just that the buyer has no means of producing it on a large scale

Cyan111111, 23 Nov 2020It’s not about being the first but rather the most polished.LG has as well produced a rollable TV and revealed it a year ago, which is not bad, its just expensive. This most likely wont be hard for them to make. And the fact that LG has had plans for foldable/rollable phones longer than Samsung and others, there is a reason behind it. LG still holds the throne for displays, not the phone ones tho, but rather the big TV displays, both OLED and IPS. They have most likely been waiting to make sure they can make the phone with it, instead of experimenting and selling a half baked product like Samsung's Fold.

  • Anonymous

Cyan111111, 23 Nov 2020It’s not about being the first but rather the most polished.LG has been working on flex oled for years.
Who makes screens have more knowledge than who buys the screens.

Anonymous, 23 Nov 2020LG's will be for sale in 2021It’s not about being the first but rather the most polished.

  • Anonymous

LG's will be for sale in 2021

Something about the way it expands is kind of funny to me, not sure why.