Samsung is reportedly planning to launch three kinds of foldable smartphone models next year.
According to OLED research firm UBI Research, these will likely be called Galaxy Z Flip 2, Galaxy Z Fold 3 and a new Galaxy Z Fold Lite.
Foldable phones are getting cheaper
According to The Elec, a reliable source in general, we will see the more affordable Galaxy Z Fold Lite model in 2021. These will be followed by the two flagship models Galaxy Z Flip 2 and Galaxy Z Fold 3. It’s going to be a good year for Samsung foldable phones.
All three models will use ultra-thin glass as cover windows. Galaxy Z Flip 2 will have a 6.7-inch internal screen and a 3-inch external screen.
The internal screen size is the same as the first Galaxy Z Flip launched earlier this year. But the external screen size has increased from the 1.1-inch of the original Flip.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold Lite will offer the same display configuration (probably without the under-display camera tech) paired with cheaper internals to achieve a lower price point.
The Z Flip successor will come with the same 6.7-inch foldable panel but a bigger 3-inch external one, compared to the original Z Flip’s outer display of just 1.1-inch.
The report also said that the Galaxy Z Fold3 will have S Pen support.
The company earlier introduced Galaxy Z Fold2 that sports a 6.2-inch cover screen and a 7.6-inch main screen when unfolded.
Galaxy Z Fold2 is Samsung’s third foldable smartphone after Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Z Flip.
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