After the big reveal, now it seems that the availability of Samsung Galaxy S6 edge might be limited by supply of curved glass for the device’s display.
Reportedly, Samsung planned to ship between 8 million and 8.5 million curved glass units in Q2 this year. However, due to its limited availability the Korean giant’s supplier to ship more than 6.5 million units. Samsung is allegedly looking for new suppliers to address the issue.
The dual curved glass of Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is made using 3D thermoforming. The material is heated to 800 degrees Celsius in order to be molded into its unique shape. So the finished curved glass component isn’t cheap either. It is said to cost around $25.