Development of foldable smartphones by non-Samsung players to benefit Taiwan supply chain
Julian Ho, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES
The planned launch of foldable smartphones by vendors other than Samsung Electronics such as Huawei and other Chinese brands, will benefit Taiwan's supply chain makers related to LCD driver IC-design houses, backend service providers and substrate suppliers,...
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