“Samsung Display said it has developed a 7.3-inch foldable panel with plans to start production later this year,” an industry source said on condition of anonymity.
Sources say that Samsung showed off both infolding and outfolding phones at the meeting.
The infolding type has a more drastic curvature rate compared to the outfolding type. But due to the durability issue, the outfolding type is considered a more advanced next-generation technology.
It's believed that Samsung will start production of the infolding smartphone as early as November.
“Samsung attracted more clients to the private meeting compared to last year. The phone development seems to be almost finished, raising expectations for the phone launch,” said another source.
This isn't the first time we've heard about Samsung's plans for a foldable smartphone. Previous reports claimed Samsung could release two bendable devices with OLED displays.
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