boe senior vp claims foldable phones will become more affordable starting 2021

Folding phones like the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X but few will be able to afford it. The Fold is expected to retail for $2,000 while Huawei’s offering goes even further at $2,600. There is always a price premium on first generation devices and most users will stick to traditional smartphones for the time being.

Galaxy Fold (left) and Mate X (right)

BOE is one of the world’s largest display manufacturers and the main foldable display supplier for Huawei. Sooner or later display component prices will allow for more affordable folding phones and in a recent interview, BOE…