The Galaxy Fold display may still shatter (and Samsung promises to repair it for free)

The Galaxy Fold display may still shatter (and Samsung promises to repair it for free)

The Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone will have strengthened Corning Gorilla glass on the secondary, outside display. The Korean company confirmed this week that the outside display is not flexible with a plastic cover layer, like the inside folding display, but a regular smartphone screen. As a result, the Fold may suffer from broken glass when […]

Corning shows bendable glass to be used in foldable phones

Corning shows bendable glass to be used in foldable phones

U.S. glass producer Corning, maker of reinforced ‘Gorilla glass, have given Cnet a glimpse of their future development, showing the production of bendable glass. The ultra thin glass can bend to a 5mm radius, making it suitable for foldable phones. As we wrote earlier, the World Intellectual Property Organisation, WIPO, recently assigned a number of […]

Why do we need a foldable phone anyway?

Why do we need a foldable phone anyway?

Photo credit: LetsGoDigital.org Foldable phones promise to become the consumer tech hype of 2019. But some industry watchers are skeptic. Our current phones are fine they say, they get the job done. Why do we need a foldable phone anyway? Here are five good reasons why we at Foldable News think you want one. 1. […]

Flexible display prices will drop below $100

Flexible display prices will drop below $100

The cost of making devices with foldable displays may drop considerably this year. Research firm DSCC has calculated that the price of a flexible display may drop from $200 to as low as $70 by the end of 2019. Chinese price-drops The blue line represents the cost of Chinese component manufacturers such as BOE and […]

Samsung will produce foldable phones in Korea factory to prevent leaks

Samsung will produce foldable phones in Korea factory to prevent leaks

Samsung Electronics has chosen its production plant in Gumi, South Korea to produce up to one million foldable phones. Most regular Galaxy smartphones are produced in Vietnam, but to prevent leaks and industrial espionage, Samsung has chosen the factory in the Korean North Gyeongsang province as the main production facility. “We are not yet ready […]