Samsung Display held a ceremony on April 9 to celebrate the mass production of foldable displays and to appreciate the efforts of employees who participated in the project.
Foldable displays will be used in the Galaxy Fold which will be launched soon.
The in-folding display is 4.6 inches when folded and 7.3 inches when unfolded. By applying a new composite polymer material, Samsung Display says it made the product about 50 percent slimmer compared to current displays for smartphones.
Samsung Display has been leading changes in smartphone design by introducing edge displays and full screens since it produced the world's first flexible OLED displays for smartphones in 2013.
The company has also displayed various full screen technologies by means of foldable displays for the Galaxy S10.
Lee Dong-hoon, CEO of Samsung Display, said, "Foldable display is the result of valuable resources accumulated for a long time by our company, such as R&D and manufacturing. We encourage our employees to work hard. We must continue to innovate with technology."
You can sign up to be able to the reserve the Galaxy Fold starting on April 12th. And on April 26th, you can visit select AT&T, T-Mobile, Best Buy or Samsung Experience Stores to purchase the Galaxy Fold.
U.S. shipments of the Galaxy S10 5G are also starting in May.
The Fold would cost you $1,980. As a refresher, the device has a 4.6-inch AMOLED display on the outside, along with a flexible 7.3-inch AMOLED screen when the device is unfolded. You're also getting six cameras and Samsung's Wireless Powershare technology for wirelessly charging other devices.
As for the 5G Galaxy S10, Samsung still hasn't mentioned a price.