Rumor Roundup: Galaxy S7 with 3D Touch, and Samsung’s Project Valley

by Brandon Russell | October 16, 2015

It was only a matter of time. Now that Apple has released an iPhone with 3D Touch, it sounds like Samsung wants to get in on the action. However, Samsung’s implementation could be even more advanced, and using something called ClearForce from Synaptics.

In addition to sensing different levels of touch, the screen may also allow users to control the speed of scrolling with a hard press, control of zooming and panning, and the ability to turn on the screen or unlock the device. Sounds good to us, and it’s apparently coming to the Galaxy S7, which is rumored to go on sale as early as next January.

Next up, it sounds like LG might be working on its own mobile payment solution, with plans to introduce a platform called G Pay in the coming months. LG has apparently gotten in touch with South Korean financial businesses, so it definitely sounds like the company is serious.

Finally, the battle to be the first to market with a foldable display is on, and LG and Samsung want to be among the first companies to do it. No clue how this would even work, especially when you need to factor in cameras and batteries and the like, but we’re not going to knock progress. Devices with foldable display could launch as early as next year, so don’t get too comfortable with your new iPhone.

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Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...