The next iPhone may get a flexible screen Samsung shared development

Следующий iPhone может получить гибкий экран: Samsung поделилась разработкой

Recently, the company Samsung introduced a smartphone Galaxy Fold. It caused a real revolution in the market by launching new smartphones with flexible display.

A few days after the presentation of Samsung, your version of the flexible smartphone introduced Huawei Mate X.

It seems that in the near future flexible devices will become even greater. Writes Samsung has already started to offer fold displays to other smartphone manufacturers.

It is known that Samsung Display has provided samples of panels to Apple and Google.

Looks like a sample. The company obtained a flexible panel with a diagonal of 7.2 inches, which is 0.1 inch less than the diagonal of the main display, the Galaxy Fold.

Interestingly, at the end of 2018, the company Apple has patented a flexible device. Therefore, there is a high probability that the patent will be able to bring to life.

This will be Samsung. At first glance it looks strange that the South Korean company decided to share the development with a competitor. However, thus the company can become a monopolist in the market of flexible displays. According to media reports, at present, Samsung can produce about 2.4 million fold displays annually. In the future, this figure can be increased to 10 million units.

It is worth noting that the production of flexible smartphones costly. Models Samsung and Huawei is estimated at about 2 thousand dollars. Therefore, the mass production of flexible devices are not yet available.

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