According to a new rumor, Samsung could collaborate with the company Corning (which provides the glass Gorilla Glass for smartphones) in order to produce screens for smartphones foldable that will be more affordable. And this could help the Korean giant to lower prices by 2021.
The Samsung Galaxy Fold submitted in 2019 / © Presse-citron.net
Samsung is one of the first manufacturers to be launched in smartphones foldable. As a reminder, the first model of the Korean giant has been made official in 2019. Then, early in 2020, it introduced the Galaxy Z Flip. And according to the rumors, Samsung is expected to win his next event Unpacked to unveil the Galaxy Fold 2. And little by little, the manufacturer makes improvements to its screens foldable. For example, if the Galaxy Fold had a plastic screen, the Galaxy Z Flip uses a screen cover glass ultra-fine or UTG.
For the screens of its upcoming smartphones foldable, Samsung could collaborate with the specialist in Corning, according to a new rumor relayed by the site Sammobile. Corning offers lenses “Gorilla Glass” highly resistant to shocks and scratches for smartphones classic. And as soon as 2019, the company said it is working on glass for smartphones foldable.
According to Sammobile, the solution from Corning could be available for models that come out in 2021. The partnership between Samsung and the company could reduce the costs of the screens are foldable, which could help the Korean giant to offer its smartphones at more affordable prices.
For the moment, sales of smartphones foldable are not comparable to those of smartphones classic. However, if the manufacturers can sell this type of device less than 1000€, this could boost sales significantly.
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In the meantime, other smartphones, foldable, Samsung could be out before the end of the year
As we mentioned earlier, the rumors suggest that Samsung could take advantage of their next event Unpacked to introduce the successor to the Galaxy Fold. But sources also indicate that the manufacturer might also introduce a version 5G Galaxy Z Flip, as well as a smartphone foldable affordable might be called the Galaxy Fold Lite or Galaxy Fold e.
But of course, in the meantime the official information, these rumours are yet to be considered with caution. What seems certain today is that Samsung is not discouraged by the limited success of its first smartphones foldable.
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