Saturday, October 23, 2021
Home Gadgets Yesterday Was Expensive: Folding Cell Phones Should Finally Become Affordable

Yesterday Was Expensive: Folding Cell Phones Should Finally Become Affordable

So far, folding cell phones have been one thing above all else: expensive. The future-oriented smartphones cost twice as much as traditional devices. A well-known manufacturer now wants to offer cheaper folding cell phones, which should come onto the market in the second half of the year. Potential buyers shouldn’t be too happy, however.

Samsung asked around 2,000 euros for the market launch of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 – more than double the price that the South Korean manufacturer wants for the Galaxy S21, for example. Huawei is digging even deeper into the prices of its folding phones. The second half of the year could show that the Chinese can do something else.

Huawei wants to offer cheap folding cell phones

According to DigiTimes, Huawei is to present three new foldable smartphones that are supposed to be cheaper than previous models and are aimed at the entry-level class. With this, the DigiTimes sources claim, Huawei should want to boost the demand for folding cell phones. What exactly means cheaper in this context, however, is not revealed. A foldable smartphone in the price range of up to 200 euros, the classic entry-level market, should probably be ruled out.

Should Huawei manage to offer a high-performance folding phone for less than 1,000 euros, that would be a real challenge to the competition – at least if you as a local buyer want to consciously forego Google services. Due to the US sanctions, the Chinese manufacturer still has no access to Google apps and services, which is why the sales figures are also falling more and more. A cheap folding cell phone could at least be a respectable success and bring Huawei back into the minds of consumers.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 with sub-display camera

However, Samsung does not struggle with these problems. The industry leader is already working on the Galaxy Z Fold 3, which, according to the latest information, will be presented in July. This should be the first Samsung smartphone with a sub-display camera. Buyers have to do without a slot for the S Pen and the display diagonal and battery should also shrink slightly.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest Post

Hyundai Ioniq 5: This is how much the special electric car costs in Germany

It was officially presented in February 2021, and the Ioniq 5 from Hyundai can now also be pre-ordered in Germany. It's a special electric...

Galaxy S21 FE: Samsung disappoints with the battery

With the Galaxy S21 FE, an interesting Samsung mobile phone awaits us, with many elements of the Galaxy S21 to be found. As it...

iMac Pro 2021: What If Jony Ive Never Left Apple?

An era ended two years ago and Apple's longtime product designer Jonathan "Jony" 's finally turned his back on the iPhone manufacturer. Malicious tongues...

Brand New Samsung Cell Phone At A Disadvantage Right From The Start

Anyone who buys a brand new Samsung cell phone is assuming that it has a good update policy. The South Korean company makes a...

Recent Comments

5 Best Firefox Add-ons for Security & Productivity | Learn Eassy Waay on TRICKS TO STREAM YOUTUBE VIDEOS IN BACKGROUND FOR MOBILE PHONES!!