Samsung to release cheaper version of its folding mobile: the Galaxy Z Fold Lite

  • In 2021, the South Korean giant would introduce a more affordable folding phone alongside the Galaxy Z Flip 2 and Galaxy Z Fold 3.

having launched three different models to the market, Samsung is the company that currently leads the folding smartphone industry. This position would be reaffirmed by 2021, as the manufacturer would bet on diversifying its price range to reach more consumers.

In recent weeks, various details have been released about Samsung’s next folding line. Through its official blog, the South Korean firm revealed the different flexible screen layouts and formats it has been experimenting with.

Lee Jong-min, senior director of Samsung Electronics’ wireless division planning team, announced that next year they aim to strengthen their product portfolio to “promote popularization.”

In that regard, South Korean media report The Elec noted that the company would be planning to launch up to five different models of folding phones in 2021. Now, a new report ensures that an economical version of the smartphone is on its way.

According to research firm OLED UBI Research, Samsung is working on the Galaxy Z Fold Lite, which would debut in the first quarter of 2021. It would be equipped with Ultra Thing Glass (UTG) technology, a 7-inch main display, and a 4-inch secondary display.
Alongside this device, the tech giant would announce the Galaxy Z Fold 3, which would have an under-screen camera and support for the S Pen; and the Galaxy Z Flip 2, which would integrate a 6.7-inch internal panel and a 3-inch external panel. Both would occur during the third quarter of the year.

Alex Canfield

Alex is a reporter who covers mainly Facebook and Alphabet. He also covers other consumer internet companies, like Snap and Twitter. Previously he was a senior reporter for Business Insider and Cheddar. He was the 2018 recipient of SABEW’s Larry Birger Young Business Journalist Award. He is currently based in New York City and is originally from Louisville, Kentucky. Email:[email protected]

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