Here’s why foldable phone displays can be scratched so easily

Photo of Here’s why foldable phone displays can be scratched so easily
Facebook
VKontakte
share_fav
Galaxy Z Flip vs. Motorola Razr

As exciting as foldable devices might be, the hard truth right now is that smartphone makers are in no position to manufacture glass that can bend over and over without breaking. The Galaxy Fold, Huawei Mate X, Motorola Razr, and Galaxy Z Flip feature fragile screens that break easier than traditional smartphone displays.

The Z Flip is causing a stir, as it happens to be the world’s only foldable phone to feature a foldable screen made of glass rather than a transparent polymer. Yet, durability tests suggest that Samsung may have been generous with its Ultra Thin Glass (UTG) claims. It turns out that the Galaxy Z Flip does have a glass screen, but that display is covered by a plastic film that’s meant to protect the glass. And such contraptions won’t go away anytime soon.

Continue reading...

Today's Top Deals

  1. Even if you don’t need one, Woot!’s tablet deal is too good to pass up
  2. I can’t believe how many huge discounts Amazon has right now on popular Anker accessories
  3. Unbelievable deal gets you two Wyze home cameras and a $90 Echo Show 5 for just $51

Trending Right Now:

  1. SpaceX will launch humans to space for the first time
  2. A new streaming service just launched to take on Netflix, and it lets you watch live TV for free
  3. Sony might’ve accidentally revealed its PS5 launch timing

Here’s why foldable phone displays can be scratched so easily originally appeared on BGR.com on Tue, 18 Feb 2020 at 21:15:42 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

view Boy Genius Report
#samsung
#motorola razr
#galaxy z flip