How foldable phones are reshaping Gen Z tech priorities
15 Nov 2023
How foldable phones are reshaping Gen Z tech priorities

The era of foldable smartphones is upon us. With larger screens in a more compact form and a retro design, the market is thought to balloon to $42 billion over the next four years, driven in part by Gen Z nostalgia for vintage technology. How will the foldable phone reshape Gen Z tech priorities?

Dr. Elizabeth Losh

Dr. Elizabeth Losh is a media theorist and a professor of English and American studies at the College of William and Mary, with a specialization in new media ecologies.

Dr. Bree McEwan

Dr. Bree McEwan is an associate professor at the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Institute of Communication, Culture, Information, and Technology. Her research focuses on the intersection between interpersonal communication and communication technology.

Josh Greenblatt

Josh Greenblatt is a writer and brand strategist based in Toronto. He is the former editor-in-chief of SHARP, a Canadian men’s magazine, and has bylines in Vogue, GQ, Dazed, Gawker, and more. He received his master’s degree in management of innovation from Goldsmiths, University of London, specializing in behavioural economics and marketing. Josh’s coursework involved real briefs from Flamingo and the UK government, and his thesis focused on the cultural resonance of the slow fashion movement among Gen Yers. After graduate school he worked in brand strategy and innovation agencies in London.