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The cheap and thin Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 could be cancelled

As usual, Samsung will launch the Galaxy Z Flip 6 and Galaxy Z Fold 6 in the second half of this year. However, there is a lot of confusion regarding the Galaxy Z Fold 6 and its possible variants. Some reports say Samsung will launch a cheaper (fan version?) Galaxy Z Fold 6, while others say the South Korean company will launch the Galaxy Z Fold 6 Ultra, possibly with better cameras. A new report suggests that the cheaper Galaxy Z Fold 6 could be cancelled.

The cheaper Galaxy Z Fold 6, which lacks S Pen compatibility, has reportedly been cancelled

A new step A report by TheElec, Samsung is rethinking its plans to launch the cheaper Galaxy Z Fold 6 this year. The South Korean company is reportedly planning to launch a cheaper Galaxy Z Fold 6 alongside the standard Galaxy Z Fold 6. However, it reportedly lacks the digitizer required for S Pen functionality, meaning no S Pen compatibility. The company is said to have recently completed testing of a device with an IPX8 rating and a 200,000-fold rating, but it’s no thinner than rival Chinese companies’ foldable phones. Mass production of Galaxy Z Fold 6 components is scheduled to begin this month.

Due to insufficient product differentiation and market uncertainty, Samsung is reportedly planning to cancel its launch. According to the report, only the standard Galaxy Z Flip 6 and Galaxy Z Fold 6 will be launched.

Check out our review of the Galaxy Z Fold 5 in the video below. The story continues after the video.

A cheaper Galaxy Z Flip 7 could be launched in 2025

According to the report, Samsung plans to launch a cheaper version of the Galaxy Z Flip 7 next year. While the company’s overall smartphone market share is less than 1% in China, its foldable smartphone market share is in the double digits. So, Samsung is trying to increase its market share with cheap foldable phones.

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Samsung MX CEO TM Roh said that in the next five years it will be able to ship more than 100 million foldable phones annually. However, the company is lagging behind in the race. The Chinese company’s foldable phones boast big and bright screens, big camera sensors, big batteries and fast charging. The company plans to be more competitive by releasing the Galaxy Z Fold 6 with better cameras, thinner body and improved durability.

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