Unpacked August 2022: Developing an Unfolding World
Sr. Marketing Manager, Samsung Developers
Here's what to expect: announcements about the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4, Galaxy Z Flip4, and Galaxy Watch5. Plus, reserve yours before August 10th and get a $100 Samsung Credit for a Galaxy Smartphone or a $200 Samsung Credit for a Galaxy Smartphone bundle.
Last year, Samsung shipped nearly 10M foldable smartphones worldwide, which was a 300%+ increase from 2020. Foldables are definitely going mainstream and gaining a larger share of the overall smartphone market. According to Dr. TM Roh, President and head of MX Business, Samsung Electronics, the foldable form factor is now the preferred choice for millions. This Unpacked announcement will focus on foldables being the optimal tool for productivity and creative expression. Mark your calendar to be part of Unpacked Aug 10, 2022; livestream the event at 9am ET/6am PT, on Samsung.com and Samsung's YouTube channel.
We've also been busy creating technical content about foldables for developers.
Foldables Podcast with Guests from Microsoft, Google, and Samsung (Season 3, Episode 7)
Guy Merin (Microsoft), Ade Oshineye (Google), and Søren Lambæk (Samsung) discuss foldable trends and how companies are working together to help developers create for this new and innovative technology.
Follow along in our Code Labs and tutorials about foldables.
Discover more about implementing, optimizing, and testing your apps on Galaxy Z devices. This Foldables and Large Screens page is a collection of Code Labs, blogs, and docs that you can review at your own pace.
With the increasing popularity of foldable phones such as the Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3, apps on these devices are adopting foldable features. In this blog, you can get started on how to use foldable features on Android game apps.
Develop a Camera Web App on Foldables - Code Lab
Learn to develop a camera web application that detects partially folded postures and adjusts its layout accordingly to improve the user's experience on Samsung foldable devices.
Follow along with Laura Morinigo, Web Developer Advocate, Samsung, as she guides you step-by-step on how to create a web app for a foldable device when the device changes postures. She also gives a Tech Talk: Unfolding the Future of Response Web Design (from SDC 21).
Don't have a foldable device to do your development and testing? You can use the Remote Test Lab, it's free!
Additional resources on the Samsung Developers site
The Samsung Developers site has many resources for developers looking to build for and integrate with Samsung devices and services. Stay in touch with the latest news by creating a free account and subscribing to our monthly newsletter. Visit the Galaxy Store Games page for information on bringing your game to Galaxy Store and visit the Marketing Resources page for information on promoting and distributing your Android apps. Finally, our Developer Forum is an excellent way to stay up-to-date on all things related to the Galaxy ecosystem.