Folding phones are no secret anymore, and it’s time for folding computers, right? Lenovo seems to be the early bird for that, announcing the world’s first PC with a foldable screen. Since it is just a prototype, it hasn’t had a name yet, but we already can’t wait to try it!

Lenovo has been developing this for over three years and has plans to launch a finished device in 2020 as part of its premium ThinkPad X1 brand. The goal here is a premium product that will be a laptop-class device, not an accessory or secondary computer like a tablet might be. While companies like Samsung and Huawei are trying to take a device the size of a regular phone and make them bigger, the idea behind the upcoming folding ThinkPad is to take a full-sized PC and make it smaller.

The foldable PC will have a 13.3-inch 4:3 2K OLED display that can fold up to about the size of a hardcover book. Folded up, it’s far smaller than even a regular sized 13-inch laptop. You can use it completely unfolded like a large tablet or partially folded (with a digital keyboard at the bottom). Lenovo doesn’t give concrete details about the product, but we do know that it will run Windows and offer an Intel CPU.


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