According to reports from earlier this month, Samsung has already started mass production of its Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip3 foldable. Now, FrontPageTech and John Prosser reports that 50,000-70,000 units of each foldable are produced per. day up to the alleged (and still not officially confirmed) August 3 launch date. According to the same report, Samsung looks to sell a total of 7 million units of its two new folding phones. The open sale is expected to begin on August 27.
Listed technical journalist Roland Quandt also confirms the above report and time by the fact that Samsung has started manufacturing its Galaxy Watch 4 series and Buds Pro 2 earphones. There are also thousands of Galaxy S21 FE devices being produced.
Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 mass production is in full swing now. Galaxy Watch 4 models and Buds Pro 2 are also produced in large quantities. S21 FE had made a short period of a few ten thousand parts, now MIA.
– Roland Quandt (@rquandt) June 21, 2021
In related news, Korean outlet Dailyan reports that Samsung has started shipping the first devices of the Z Fold3 and Z Flip3 to local carriers SK Telecom, KT Corporation and LG Uplus. The telecommunications company is reportedly testing the new devices on their respective networks.
The Dailyan report specifies that the Galaxy Z Fold3 will sell for KRW 1.9 million (around $ 1,675), while the Galaxy Z Flip3 should come in at KRW 1.3 million ($ 1,145). These rumors are similar to previous speculations about a price drop of 20% for the new generation of Galaxy Z foldable compared to their predecessors.