Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Samsung OLEDs for Xiaomi and Google foldables will begin producing in October

Samsung’s next foldable smartphones, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 are on the way and could hit the market sometime in August this year. Equipped with the company’s most premium ultra-thin glass technology, these foldable models will feature high-profile flexible displays.

In addition to Samsung, Google also preparing to introduce its first foldable screen smartphone while some media reports suggested that Xiaomi and Vivo are also doing the same. Meanwhile, a new report from South Korea reveals a big development on this matter.

According to TheElec, Samsung Display will start the mass production of foldable OLED displays for Google, Xiaomi, and Vivo in October. The OLED production time hints that Samsung consumer brands could unveil their new foldable display smartphones later this year or early next year.

The report further suggests that the “Google Pixel Fold” (tentative name) will feature a 7.6-inch foldable display, while Vivo’s model will be equipped with an 8-inch foldable panel. The Korean display maker will also produce foldable screens for Xiaomi, while its specs are not clear.

On the other hand, Oppo’s clamshell foldable phone has been pushed back to 2022 and it is in talks with Samsung Display to get the inward-folding displays. When unfolded, the panel has a 7.1-inch screen, while the outer screen could expand between 1.5-inch to 2-inch in size.


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James Lee Taylor
James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Samsung Galaxy S4 and continue to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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