Perhaps on Today the main problem of foldable smartphones — this is the display cover. Traditional safety glass does not suitable, so manufacturers use plastic that does not so durable. Corning seems to be trying to solve this problem.
There is a solution
The renowned Gorilla Glass security glass manufacturer claims to be in the final stage of developing a cover for foldable smartphones. It is already being tested with September and in the technology will appear on commercial market.
Most likely, mass production will start in next year. Then the first smartphones with Corning protective coating. Until the company tells details about strength or resistance to scratches.
In addition, Corning expects to become a supplier of flexible protective coatings for Samsung’s foldable smartphones, competing with the German firm Schott. It is she who is now engaged in the production of ultra-thin flexible glass UTG (Ultra Thin Glass) for the gadgets of the South Korean giant.
Recall OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi and Google is planning in Introduce their foldable devices in 2021.
Source: The Elec