Flexible Phones Next Year, Says Smartkem

Flexible smartphones will be available by ‘late 2015’, according to UK-based organic semiconductor materials supplier Smartkem. Mike Cowin, head of strategic marketing, told Mobile Today that this year’s fixed-curve models are “just the beginning… [I]t will be a progression to bi-foldable and tri-foldable”. Cowin said that Smartkem is in discussions with “two most popular phone manufacturers in the world right now”, as well as “the world’s biggest OEMs”.