Samsung Galaxy J4 Core is the company's second Android Go phone

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That concept device had a large, internal screen that could be divided into three display areas.

The device will be available for mass production in a few months. The experience was reengineered to reduce clutter and distractions, allowing the user to better focus and quickly navigate their phone.

According to Samsung Exynos' Twitter page, the company plans to show off the new Exynos processor on November 14th.

The prototype displays that have been floating around for years will soon make it to actual consumer devices. That requires app developers to comply, but Samsung is probably the only Android vendor with a competent suite of apps to rival Google's. A new foundation?Why would we want our displays to fold?

It's not clear what phone this is, and you can't see it in much detail, but we're not aware of any existing Samsung handset that comes in that exact selection of shades, so it could be an early look at the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10.

"Yes, it feels a bit gimmicky, but the FlexPai does actually deliver on its promise of being the "first foldable smartphone", Mashable's reporter Karissa Bell said.

But they were unexpectedly beaten by a Chinese display start-up, Royole, last week.

Samsung needs to get the foldable phone right to reverse steep declines in profit and restore some of the cachet its brand has lost to Apple.

Samsung also used the developers conference to announce it would begin letting app developers use Bixby, its artificial-intelligence platform for Samsung's smartphones and home appliances.

Other companies: Google has started working on foldable devices, too, The Verge reports.