Affordable Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 rumors may dash Ultra hopes


A cheaper foldable phone from Samsung may be coming soon, with Samsung rumored to be developing an affordable 'Galaxy Z Fold 6 FE'. However, the existence of this FE jeopardizes the potential of the previously rumored premium Galaxy Z Fold 6 Ultra.

respected leaker ravengnus An article from a South Korean tech website highlights etnews “Samsung Electronics is developing two Galaxy Z Fold 6 models, a new Z Fold with a pen input function and a model without pen input,” the report said. This is a strategy to increase demand by reducing the price burden on foldable smartphones.

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ETNews said Samsung is working on this new affordable model due to competition from Chinese devices like Huawei, Xiaomi and OnePlus in the folding phone market. they cite research Display Supply Chain Advisor (DSCC) estimates that Huawei will overtake Samsung in foldable sales in the first and second quarters of this year.

According to the report, Samsung's solution is to create a more affordable version of its next-generation foldable to compete with cheaper rivals, and as a result, be better positioned than Apple's rumored folding phone, which may arrive by 2026,

No more ultras?