Between the two foldable smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy Flip 4 will represent 70% of deliveries. This means that the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 will be responsible for 30% of shipments. This is similar to its previous models, Z Flip 3 (4.6 million units, 65%) and last year’s Z Fold 3 (2.5 million units, 35%).
According to The Elec, the main components of the new foldable smartphones from Samsung, Galaxy ZFlip 4 and Galaxy Z Fold 4, began to be mass-produced. The report also states that the company is aiming for 10 million units for these foldable devices. There are also reports that the Samsung Electronics will order enough parts to produce 10 million smartphones. That’s far more than the 7.1 million foldable smartphones shipped last year.
Between the two foldable smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy Flip 4 will be responsible for 70% of shipments. This means that the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 will be responsible for 30% of shipments. This is similar to your previous models, Flip Z 3 (4.6 million units, 65%) and at Z-fold 3 (2.5 million units, 35%) compared to last year.
A Samsung Display expects to complete the expansion of its folding panel module production facilities in the second quarter. In addition, Samsung Display has increased its production lines in Vietnam to ten from the previous seven. After the expansion is complete, Samsung Display can produce up to 2 million folding panels per month, up from 1.5 million previously.
There are already many leaks and speculation regarding these devices. Previous reports claim that both smartphones will ship with the processor Snapdragon 8 Gen1+. In addition, these devices should officially arrive around August. Samsung is one of the major players in the foldable smartphone market. In fact, the company has the most models in the foldable smartphone market. So we expect the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4 to come with some updates.
Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 batteries
Reports from China claim that the Samsung evaluates whether its next foldable smartphone will use Battery of ATL, a Chinese battery manufacturer. According to TheElec, if Samsung Electronics’ mobile division agrees, Samsung Galaxy Z foldable phones will use ATL’s batteries for the first time. Until now, most of the batteries used by Samsung in the Galaxy Z Flip and Galaxy Z Fold series come from its subsidiary, Samsung SDI.
According to reports, Samsung may consider ATL as its battery supplier to cut costs. South Korean analysts expect Samsung drop the price of your latest foldable phone later this year. Battery costs are about 5% of smartphone manufacturing costs. It is not a critical factor when a company decides the price of a product. However, the Samsung Electronics you can use ATL to reduce the unit price of your current Samsung SDI provider. Additionally, Samsung also plans to use batteries from LG Energy Solutions in its upcoming foldable phone.