The Fold is obviously bigger and heavier, like a phone that folds out to be a small tablet, while the Z Flip is a phone that folds down to be portable for your pocket. The main display of the Galaxy Z Flip is significantly sharper than the main screen in the Fold, and it feels more like a conventional large screen phone when unfolded, whereas the Fold has a much bigger and squarer main screen when opened. Neither offers water resistance and durability is likely to be an issue, so a case is advisable. You’ll also have to be very careful to avoid trapping anything inside when you close these phones and we don’t yet really know how the hinges will fair in the long term. … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Z Flip vs. Galaxy Fold: Which is right for you?
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However, among the devices that are being manufactured at the Gumi factory are the Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Z Flip smartphones. With stock of the folding phones already expected to be limited, a few days of suspended production may result in short-term supply shortages and dampen the launch of the Galaxy Z Flip. … [Read more...] about Samsung shuts South Korea Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Z Flip factory due to coronavirus
Both Samsung and TSMC plan to start 5nm volume production this year. TSMC is the leading contract chip manufacturer, with 53% market share in the fourth quarter of 2019, compared to Samsung’s 17.8%, according to data from TrendForce. Samsung last year revealed major investment plans in R&D and fabs in the coming decade. … [Read more...] about Reuters: Samsung to Produce 5nm Qualcomm X60 5G Modem
The facility is called V1 and is Samsung’s first to be dedicated to EUV lithography, and will play a pivotal role for the company’s single-digit process nodes, Samsung said. It started test production in the second half of 2019. With mass production now started, commercial shipments will be delivered to customers in the first quarter. … [Read more...] about Samsung Starts 7nm Production at New EUV Fab
Back PortingLastly, every node shows a back port opportunity to the previous node’s ++ version. This could either refer to the back porting of new processes' features to old processes, or alternatively, back porting full chips to the previous node. Intel disclosed a year ago that it would be more flexible with what nodes its IP could be manufactured on, as it admitted that its 10nm IP was bottlenecked by the process' delay. … [Read more...] about Intel Process Roadmap Shows 1.4nm in 2029, Two-Year Cadence (Updated)