Since Samsung and Huawei launched their own folding screen mobile phones, Apple has also found another way to focus on folding screens after being pinched by many manufacturers for 5G.
In fact, it’s not just Apple, the "technology flow" Sony has also been released. Folding screen products are available, but Sony’s folding screens take a slightly different path from Huawei and Samsung. They use a retractable form..
At the same time, domestic OPPO is exposed to have a special folding screen-Enco series.
Now it’s lively, Samsung, Huawei, Sony, OPPO, Xiaomi... …The pit of folding is getting bigger and bigger. What is the strength of each company and what are the differences? Let's take a look.
It is expected to be on sale at the end of the month.Not waiting for 5G for Mate X?
Huawei's folding screen mobile phones have always been stable and stable. Since the Mate X folding screen mobile phone was exposed, it has been silently developed and tested, and there is no "samsung".
But Mate X has also been postponed. The person in charge of Huawei once explained that the postponement is not due to technical reasons, but that this phone is equipped with its own Baron 5000 chip and supports 5G network, so it needs Wait for the operator. This can be regarded as a small episode.
According to the current news, Huawei’s Mate X should still be dominant, and it will precede the Samsung Galaxy Fold. It will be officially launched at the end of this month or early next month. After all, the 5G version of Huawei Mate X posters have also been exposed, and it should be fine.
Originally, Huawei’s folding screen adopts an eversion form. The requirements for screen materials and technology are more difficult than those in Samsung. Foldable folding screen, but Huawei Mate X was released before Galaxy Fold?
Some netizens said: Huawei has invested in research and development technology and has a strong strength. Naturally, it has done a little better than Samsung in the folding screen.
Qianwenjun thinks that the folding screen is actually produced, but it is not the most difficult. The most difficult is the test involving various aspects and simulating various scenarios. Link.
If there are problems with poor user experience everywhere after the large-scale sale, it means that the folding screen does not pass. Therefore, the real test still has to wait for the user to use it.
Samsung has repeatedly dystocia, but never gives up
After canceling the press conference, postponing the sale, recalling the test models to admitting that the technology is not good enough, Samsung Galaxy Fold really has a feeling of difficulty in giving birth.
From the very beginning, Royole Technology released FlexPai, the world’s first folding tablet, and then Samsung publicly demonstrated its Infinity Flex Display Technical folding phone.
Next, the first foldable phone, Galaxy Fold, was announced, but it was revealed that the hinge was easy to enter foreign objects and the screen was fragile after it was put into trial.
Samsung madeFor the big players in the screen industry, I don't know if I want to fight for the right to start or what to do. They said early that they would launch the Galaxy Fold, but there were repeated problems midway. Consumers were sighed. The official release of the Galaxy Fold became a mystery.
However, it is impossible for Samsung to easily let go of the folding screen technology. , Recently releasedA patent for a flexible screen.
This design uses a reel track to wrap the flexible screen inside the fuselage, which looks like a tablet extending from the phone. When the user uses it, stretch left and right to unfold the phone through the double scroll.
It seems that Samsung has invested a lot in folding screens. While "raising" Galaxy FOld, while developing a dual-scroll stretchable flexible screen. However, it is still only in the development stage, and it may take some time to actually launch it. I hope that Samsung will not let everyone happy.
Look for another idea, Sony will catch up?
Sony’s folding screen is taking the “new road”, and its folding screen will be equipped with aA Nautilus design-a retractable design, which is different from the folding form of Huawei and Samsung. This may be the world's first retractable screen design.
When you need to use it, just pull the screen out of the base, and you can stretch both sides to increase the area. In fact, Sony's thinking is still good, and the retractable design still has certain highlights.
But according to the news that Sony is going to push this phone will be equipped with a 3220mAh battery, I am still a little worried about the thickness of the screen, after all, for the folding screen, the thickness affects the feel, and the feel determines user experience.
In general, although Huawei’s Mate X is a flip-in folding screen , Samsung’s Galaxy FOld is a flip-out folding screen, but it mainly uses a hinge to combine two screens to achieve the folding effect.
These two methods not only require a high level of screen flexibility, And also pay great attention to the folding connection technology, battery, UI, internal space and other parts. If the test fails, it is easy to cause poor user experience.
For Sony’s folding screen, it uses a retractable design to a certain extent. In other words, it can effectively avoid the wear and crease when opening and closing, but the telescopic folding screen needs to consider the thickness and friction loss of the screen.
If it is too thick or easy card, it will not work, so I hope that all the big players will work hard, and the winner will be the first to overcome the technology.