Folding screen smartphones are gradually gaining popularity and reaching more people, so Huawei is looking to stay competitive by offering products at more affordable prices.
According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Huawei is preparing to launch three foldable phones in the second half of 2021. These devices are expected to cost less than Huawei’s Mate X series, which will help they are more attractive to consumers.
Huawei’s folding screen smartphones and two upcoming devices from Samsung (including the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 2) are believed to help boost the global folding phone market to 7 million units. in 2021.
For comparison, global sales of foldable smartphones last year were 2.8 million units (according to data from DigiTimes). Huawei has yet to launch a clamshell foldable smartphone and recent rumors suggest it could launch a low-cost version, competing with the Z Flip 5G from Samsung and the Moto Razr 5G.