September 22, 2021
Samsung’s Z Flip glass cover can be used for non-Samsung folding

Samsung’s Z Flip glass cover can be used for non-Samsung folding

Samsung’s show unit has offered additional particulars on the glass used within the Galaxy Z Flip and pointed to its potential wider adoption on non-Samsung foldables sooner or later. Yonhap reviews that the 30-micrometer-thick overlaying is the results of a collaboration with glass producer Dowoo Insys, during which Samsung Show holds a minority stake. Samsung Show at present supplies show applied sciences to a wide range of smartphone producers, together with the OLED panels present in Apple’s current iPhones.

 

Though the Z Flip’s show is roofed by this new ultra-thin glass (UTG), the glass layer is protected by an extra layer of plastic that YouTube channel JerryRigEverything discovered was extremely prone to scratching. Eradicating the plastic layer induced the display to interrupt (much like what we noticed with Samsung’s unique Galaxy Fold), which exhibits that the layer continues to be integral to the show not like common aftermarket display protectors. Samsung Show claims that its glass is “robust, but tender” and in a position to stand up to 200,000 folds.

However, commercialization of Samsung Show’s ultra-thin glass is a giant step for foldable gadgets, since firms now have a significant producer to show to for his or her foldable glass wants. Sure, its sturdiness has come into query, however that might enhance over time as we’ve seen with every successive technology of Corning’s Gorilla Glass.

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