MANILA, Philippines – Huawei CEO Richard Yu confirmed last Thursday, October 18, the company was working on creating a 5G-capable foldable phone.
This marks the first time it’s been asserted these new foldable phones will run on a 5G network.
That said, the company has been steadily working on developing its technology for 5G use and on a foldable phone, though not earlier stated as a combined product. (READ: Expect 5G smartphone prototype in early 2019 – Huawei executive)
The Verge added in its report Huawei was working on supporting the 5G phone standards by building its own chip, called the Balong 5G01. – Rappler.com