Samsung Galaxy Fold 2/Z Flip 5G initial capacity limited due to material shortage

On June 17th XDA editor-in-chief Max Weinbach broke the news that Galaxy Fold 2 and Galaxy Z Flip 5G would not be released in August. Ross Young, a supply chain expert, points out that The Galaxy Fold 2 and Galaxy Z Flip 5G are not yet in production and are expected to start production in Late August or September. And due to the shortage of UTG, the Galaxy Z Flip 5G and Galaxy Fold 2 have limited initial capacity, and users who want to buy should start early, and UTG supply may not improve until 2021.

Samsung Galaxy Fold 2/Z Flip 5G initial capacity limited due to material shortage

It is reported that the Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 is to use ultra-thin flexible glass UTG (Ultra Thin Glass), UTG with a reinforced process treatment, can enhance the flexibility and durability of 30 m (1 sm s 1/100000m) ultra-thin glass. During handling, special materials are injected into the ultra-thin glass to ensure uniform flexibility.

The ultra-thin flexible glass UTG is characterized by foldable and flexible, smooth feel and good uniformity.

Samsung describes it as “tough and soft” in Samsung UTG’s brand logo, which was first used on Samsung’s folding-screen smartphone, the Galaxy Z Flip.

The Galaxy Fold 2 is one of a wide range of collapsible devices that will be applied to a variety of collapsible devices in the future according to customer needs.

Notably, Ross Young also said that the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra launch will be slightly delayed, and the problem seems to be in the supply chain, with the Production of the LTPO panel used by the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra experiencing a problem and improving it taking a while.

Samsung Galaxy Fold 2/Z Flip 5G initial capacity limited due to material shortage