In addition to Samsung, Huawei, and Xiaomi that have released foldable phones, OPPO, Vivo, and Honor have also reported that they will launch folding devices. According to the Weibo tipster Factory Fans, two new folding screens will usher in the Q4 of this year, from Honor and Huawei.
According to the blogger, one of the new folding screen phones to be released in the fourth quarter comes from Honor. This phone is its first folding-screen phone, and it is currently said to be codenamed Magic X. The blogger also said that this folding screen is similar in shape to Huawei Mate X2, but there are some differences. Honor is full of confidence in this new folding screen.
It is worth mentioning that several digital bloggers previously revealed that Honor will launch a folding screen mobile phone from October to the end of this year. The screen supplier is Visionox. Another folding screen mobile phone comes from Huawei. The phone is called Mate V and uses a top and bottom folding screen. At the same time, Huawei will also launch a new GT3 series of watches and Watch D watches.
In addition, Huawei’s Mate V folding screen mobile phone shape patent map has been exposed long ago, the blogger said that the mobile phone positioning of this up and down folding version should not exceed around $1500, mainly for female consumers.
The market research agency SA predicted in May this year that global sales of folding screen smartphones are expected to reach 13 million units in 2022, and it is expected to increase to 37 million units in 2023.