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LG has a solution to fix the shortcomings of foldable smartphones

LG has a solution to fix the shortcomings of foldable smartphones

LG CEM, one of the divisions of the LG Group, offered a number of folding screen technologies. These fix the key reviews of the foldable smartphones we have today: visible folds, long life or resistance.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip // Source: Daniel Romero sur Unsplash

If you have it in your hands Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 Or something Galaxy Z Flip 3, You may have noticed that we continue to see the screen fold as the screen expands. While this is not a stopping point, the folding is visible on this third generation folding smartphone. These phones are weaker than a normal screen and we advise you to be a little more careful than the traditional smartphone during the first configuration.

A new material

LG Cem, one of the many divisions of the LG Group, has developed a new foldable display technology. “Real folding window“The Korean team promises that this material is as flexible as glass, while at the same time as glass.

LG has a solution to fix the shortcomings of foldable smartphones

You can control the folds that appear on the new LG screen. This can prevent cracking caused by prolonged use of the device. According to the Korean company, the screen remains the same after more than 200,000 times. To this end, LG has developed its own material, which is integrated under a thin plastic film of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), with the aim of improving resistance and maintaining the properties of plastic materials, for example their flexibility.

With this announcement, LG has also confirmed that it is developing technology capable of providing a hard cover without the need for a PET film. It can be used for a lot of folding screens.

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LG plans to begin mass production of these displays in 2022 and begin full-scale sales in 2023. They can also be used for laptops and touch tablets. As a reminder, LG no longer sells smartphonesNevertheless, it is one of the largest suppliers of components to many manufacturers.