Samsungâ€™s Galaxy flagships have traditionally been fitted with OLED screens made by Samsung Display, and the arrangement has paid off in a big way over the years. In fact, the Korean firm has even supplied these panels to other mobile manufacturers such as OnePlus.
The report, citing display industry tracking firm DSCC, says the Galaxy S30 (or Galaxy S21, whatever the series is called) could be fitted with 6.67-inch flexible OLED panels from BOE.
â€œAs competitors such as Huawei and Apple are planning to procure OLED panels from BOE, Samsung Electronics is considering panel price and cost,â€� read an excerpt of the report.
This doesnâ€™t mean BOE is all but confirmed to supply the Galaxy S30 screen though, as Samsung could end up sticking with an in-house screen anyway. After all, why strike a deal with another firm when your own company can offer what youâ€™re looking for?
Itâ€™s believed that BOEâ€™s OLED panels are cheaper than Samsungâ€™s in-house screens. So Samsung could take this route for the Galaxy S30/S21 if it wants to rein in component costs. But what kind of message would that send to other Android OEMs using Samsungâ€™s OLED technology? After all, its in-house OLED displays are ranked number one in terms of market-share and are considered the best in the industry.
These Galaxy flagships are still a long way from being released, but weâ€™ve got plenty of Galaxy S20 articles for you. Check them out via the links below: