(Pocket-lint) – Samsung will unveil its latest foldable phones, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3, on August 11. Google, Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi are also planning to launch foldable devices soon.
The only thing they all have in common is that they’ll sport a Samsung 120Hz LTPO display.
Samsung Display previously revealed that it is looking to expand its foldable screen technology to third parties. Today, a major online leak from a source with extensive supply chain knowledge revealed how many and even their screen sizes.
Ross Young, aka @DSCCRoss, claims that Samsung’s Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 will sport 7.55-inch and 6.70-inch 120Hz LTPO displays, respectively. The same display technology will be used for the popular foldable. Google at 7.57 inches, Oppo at 7.11 inches, Xiaomi at 8.1 inches and Vivo, which will be the largest of the bunch, at 8.2 inches.
Today’s Leak – All 2021 foldables using Samsung Display panels will be at 120Hz and LTPO. This of course covers the 6.70 “Z Flip 3, 7.55” Z Fold 3 as well as the 7.57 “foldable from Google, 7.11” from Oppo, 8.2 “from Vivo and 8.1” from Xiaomi.
– Ross Young (@DSCCRoss) July 19, 2021
Low Temperature Polycrystalline Oxide (LTPO) backplane technology is preferred over conventional display technology because it is less power hungry, especially when switching screen refresh rates.
It will allow each of the handsets to run games at the best possible mobile screen rates.
Written by Rik Henderson. Originally published on .