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Slimmer Hinge is Key to Samsung Foldables’ Success: Executive

Slimmer Hinge is Key to Samsung Foldables’ Success: Executive

BERLIN, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Making a new hinge mechanism that is slimmer and lighter while maintaining its sturdiness was one of the greatest challenges in the development of the latest foldable phones, a Samsung executive has said. “There are two core elements needed to produce a successful foldable phone: a flexible and foldable [...]

Samsung Aims to Boost Foldables to Half of Total Smartphone Sales by 2025

Samsung Aims to Boost Foldables to Half of Total Smartphone Sales by 2025

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. aims to raise the ratio of foldable phones to half of its total smartphone sales by 2025, a top executive has said, after the tech giant unveiled its latest foldable smartphones in an online event. Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone maker, will work to make its [...]

Samsung Eyes to Make New Galaxy Z Flip 4, Fold 4 Smartphones Next Big Thing

Samsung Eyes to Make New Galaxy Z Flip 4, Fold 4 Smartphones Next Big Thing

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Wednesday introduced its latest lineup of foldable smartphones and other key products, as the tech giant is working to achieve a breakthrough in the stalled smartphone business amid weakened consumer spending. The next-generation foldable smartphones, the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and the Galaxy Z Fold [...]

SK Innovation Unit Makes Foray into the Market of Materials for Foldable Phones

SK Innovation Unit Makes Foray into the Market of Materials for Foldable Phones

SEOUL, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) — An affiliate of SK Innovation Co., South Korea’s major energy-chemical firm, has stepped into the market of materials for foldable phones. SK IE Technology Co. (SKIET) announced on Sunday that it will launch commercial production of flexible cover windows (FCW), a key material for flexible displays, at its plant [...]

Sales Prospects of Foldable Phones to Stay Dim in 2019: Report

Sales Prospects of Foldable Phones to Stay Dim in 2019: Report

SEOUL, Mar. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The long-rumored foldable phones will be available in the coming months, but they are expected to take only a tiny share of the global smartphone market this year, an industry report said Monday. South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. and China’s Huawei Technologies Co., the world’s two largest device makers, [...]