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Comeback is real! Foldable phones in the 21st century

Comeback is real! Foldable phones in the 21st century

Foldable phones are rarely seen nowadays because of the fast innovation and also adaptation of technology in our daily lives. In our generation, you can only see the specific device in an elderly person or a collector who accumulates tons of foldable phones nowadays.

The Motorola StarTAC, released in 1996, was the phone that kicked off the flip phone revolution. Prior to the introduction of the iPhone, most people in college or older had at least one flip phone.

This phone had about the same capabilities as any other phone at the time; the only difference was its size and design. Because of its small size and mobility, the flip phone became quite popular after it was released.

Since people want to go advance in terms of technology, this device has become a basis for other companies, and eventually, they released their own foldable phone too.

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Currently, foldable phones are coming back, of course, with a twist! Samsung and Motorola released their entry into this trend. First is Samsung—the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. It is the latest in the line of folding smartphones from Samsung, released alongside the Galaxy Z Fold 3. It’s quite the beauty, and is available in seven colors. The price of this phone is ₱56,990.00.

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For the entry of Motorola, it is the Motorola Razr 2020. Unlike the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, the Razr folds completely flat with no gaps. The teardrop fold is retained on the 2020 Razr, but the hinge has been greatly improved. The fingerprint sensor is located on the back of the phone under the Moto branding, although it is difficult to access. The price of this phone is PHP 72,990.

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This is just one of the proofs that we can take an idea of ​​things in the past to produce something more effective and relevant today. So, what are you waiting for? For you to be able to experience the “comeback”, avail now!

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