Feb 25, 2021 News
In the field of mobile phones, Samsung occupies the dominant position in the global foldable smartphone market. Last year, Samsung mobile phones accounted for 88% of international foldable smartphone shipments. It is inseparable from Samsung Display's innovative research and development on foldable screen panels. Samsung Display will sell foldable panels to other mobile phone manufacturers this year, including delivering ultra-thin glass cover solutions, to more actively help them enter the foldable market.
According to Korean media, Samsung Display develops foldable OLED panels and will supply OPPO, Xiaomi, and Google in the future, including screens with internal folding and clamshell folding designs. In the end, it will provide 1 million foldable displays. China also disclosed some parameters of the folding screen phones being developed by these three mobile phone manufacturers.
The folding screen panel specially designed for OPPO is a clamshell folding. The unfolded screen size is 7.7 inches, similar to Samsung’s clamshell folding screen mobile phone Galaxy Z flip. This phone also has a small-sized external screen with a length of 1.5 to 2 inches.
At the same time, Xiaomi's folding screen panel has also been upgraded to an internal folding flip cover. The board's initial target size is 8.03 inches, and the external screen size will be 6.38 inches.
And Google is asking Samsung Display to develop a 7.6-inch foldable OLED panel.
Samsung provides folding screens to third-party manufacturers, indicating that the folding screen mobile phone market has gradually expanded and developed. In the future, more and more manufacturers will release folding screen mobile phones. Industry insiders have pointed out that other manufacturers' will be shipping their new items in the second half of 2021, including the folding screen products of mobile phone manufacturers OPPO and Vivo.