Samsung to end Note series, Galaxy S21 Ultra and Z Fold 3 to come with S Pen support: Report

Recently, we’ve heard a lot of leaks and rumors regarding the upcoming devices of Samsung. As reported previously, the company is planning to launch the Galaxy S21 series flagship smartphones in early next year. Not that all, some leaks also arrived for the upcoming foldable smartphone of Samsung, the Galaxy Z Fold 3. Now we have exciting information about these upcoming devices.

According to AjuNews, Samsung has confirmed the release of its upcoming foldable smartphone that could be named the Galaxy Z Fold 3. It will launch in June 2021 and the company has started developing final samples for mass production. Adding to this, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 will become the most premium smartphone of Samsung having the advanced technologies of the company like S Pen and Under Display Camera.

The report further claimed that the upcoming Galaxy S21 Ultra and Galaxy Z Fold 3 will be equipped with the unique feature of the Note series, S Pen. By adding S Pen support to these phones, the company indicating that the Note series will be discontinued.

The South Korean tech giant arranged lots of efforts to apply the S Pen to the Fold series devices. To add the S Pen to the upcoming foldable smartphone Samsung Display and its subsidiary Dowoo Insys developed ultra-thin glass (UTG) technology by replacing transparent polyimide (CPI) film. After changing from plastic to tempered glass, the number of folds and unfolds remained the same.

Previous reports also reveal that Samsung is all set to destroy the precious Note series by putting the Fold series in its mainstream. The user experience will be increased with the large screen of the Fold series with the support of S Pen.

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Adding to this, Samsung also working to place Under Display Camera to the Galaxy Z Fold 3 to provide a true full-screen experience like a tablet PC. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Fold arrived with a notch display and the Galaxy Z Fold 2 comes with a hole punch camera design.

The Under Display Camera (UDC) is an innovative technology that lets to take pictures without a camera hole by placing a camera sensor under the OLED screen. Even, Samsung Display plans to apply a special technology that allows light to pass through and take pictures by spreading the gap between pixels in the part where the front camera is placed.

Still, installing UDC has a technical difficulty of declining the quality of screens and photos, then if the final result adversely affects the user experience, it may be excluded from the actual Galaxy Z Fold 3 mass production.


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