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Alleged Leaked Video Shows Samsung 'Galaxy Z Flip' in Action

Monday February 3, 2020 1:01 am PST by Tim Hardwick
An allegedly leaked video showing Samsung's upcoming "Galaxy Z Flip" has been shared online, offering a hands-on preview of what the company's second attempt at a folding phone will look like. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip - First Hands On Video pic.twitter.com/4b8Uzt5kRB— Ben Geskin (@BenGeskin) February 2, 2020 Shared on Twitter by mobile leaker Ben Geskin, the short clip shows the clamshell-like...

Alleged Leaked Images of Samsung's Clamshell-Style Galaxy Fold Appear Online

Thursday December 19, 2019 2:17 am PST by Tim Hardwick
Leaked images allegedly showing Samsung's next folding smartphone have appeared on Weibo, offering a preview of what the company's Galaxy Fold successor could look like. Images via Wang Benhong - Weibo First spotted by mobile leaker Ice Universe, the images depict a clamshell-like device reminiscent of a traditional flip phone that folds up into a compact palm-sized phone, making it small...

Hands-On With Samsung's New Galaxy Fold

Friday September 27, 2019 2:22 pm PDT by Juli Clover
After months of waiting and a design overhaul, Samsung's first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, is now available to customers who want to shell out $1,980 for a device that can convert from a phone into a tablet. We decided to pick up one of Samsung's folding smartphones to test it out to see if it's worth the price point, so check out our video for our Galaxy Fold unboxing and first...

Samsung Cancels Galaxy Fold Pre-Orders in the U.S., Offers $250 Credit as Compensation

Thursday September 5, 2019 10:17 am PDT by Juli Clover
Ahead of the upcoming Galaxy Fold launch, Samsung canceled pre-orders for customers who had previously signed on to purchase the device earlier this year. Samsung this morning sent out emails to pre-order customers letting them know that their existing pre-orders, many of which were placed back in April, have been canceled. Samsung cites a rethinking of the customer experience as the reason...

Samsung Reveals New Launch Dates for Delayed Galaxy Fold

Thursday September 5, 2019 3:01 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Samsung has announced the Galaxy Fold will go on sale in South Korea on Friday, September 6, over five months after its original scheduled launch date and just days ahead of Apple's annual iPhone event. According to The Verge, the Galaxy Fold will also be available in France, Germany, and Singapore come September 18. Samsung hasn't revealed an exact date for the UK or US, but the handset is ...

Samsung's Galaxy Fold to Launch in September Following Design Revisions

Wednesday July 24, 2019 6:34 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Samsung's foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, is now set to launch in September after being delayed in order for Samsung to make some design changes, Samsung announced today. The new version of the Galaxy Fold features several design and construction improvements. The top layer, which was mistakenly peeled off by some reviewers, has been tweaked to make it clear that it's part of the...

Samsung Completes Redesign of Galaxy Fold That Fixes Screen Failures

Wednesday July 3, 2019 3:24 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Samsung has completed its redesign of the Galaxy Fold to resolve the multiple display failures that led to its delay, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. According to the publication, the smartphone maker is now in the "final stages" of producing a version that's ready for the consumer market, but it's still unable to give a firm launch date. The South Korean company originally planned to roll ...

Samsung Still Has No Idea When the Galaxy Fold Will Launch

Tuesday May 7, 2019 2:46 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Samsung on Tuesday acknowledged that it is unable to provide a firm release date for its Galaxy Fold smartphone and has contacted pre-order customers in the United States to apologize for the delay (via Reuters). "If we do not hear from you and we have not shipped by May 31st, your order will be canceled automatically," the South Korean tech giant's U.S. subsidiary told Galaxy Fold pre-order...

iFixit Removes Galaxy Fold Teardown at Samsung's Request

Friday April 26, 2019 2:54 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
iFixit has decided to pull its revealing Samsung Galaxy Fold teardown. The decision is said to have been made after Samsung indirectly requested its removal from the website, which published the teardown on Wednesday. iFixit provided the following statement on its blog: We were provided our Galaxy Fold unit by a trusted partner. Samsung has requested, through that partner, that iFixit remove ...

iFixit Teardown of Samsung Galaxy Fold Reveals Likely Design Flaw

Wednesday April 24, 2019 4:02 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
iFixit today published its teardown of Samsung's Galaxy Fold, offering more details on a potential flaw in the device, which has now been delayed following reports of several broken review units. Essentially, it looks as though Samsung was so focused on perfecting the folding mechanism on the smartphone/tablet hybrid that it made a major oversight: providing adequate protection against the...

Samsung Retrieving Defective Galaxy Fold Review Units as it Works to Fix Display Issues Before Launch

Tuesday April 23, 2019 6:20 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
One day after Samsung said it was delaying the public launch of the Galaxy Fold smartphone, the company has now announced that it will be retrieving all Galaxy Fold devices that were distributed to reviewers (via Reuters). For many reviewers, the Galaxy Fold proved to be an unreliable smartphone as the display experienced multiple issues while being tested. These issues included a random...

Galaxy Fold Launch Delayed as Samsung Commits to 'Strengthen the Display Protection' [Updated]

Monday April 22, 2019 9:05 am PDT by Joe Rossignol
The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung has delayed its launch of the Galaxy Fold until "at least next month" after multiple review units experienced sudden display failures while being tested by the media last week. Todd Haselton/CNBC Samsung initially said it remained committed to launching the Galaxy Fold on April 26, but the rollout is now expected in the "coming weeks." The company...

Multiple Reviewers Facing Broken Galaxy Fold Devices After Just Days of Use

Wednesday April 17, 2019 11:16 am PDT by Juli Clover
Samsung this week provided reviewers with Galaxy Fold devices for some hands-on time, and it appears the folding smartphone may be suffering from some serious flaws. Three of the reviewers who received a Galaxy Fold have already experienced failures, all of which focus on the display. The Verge's Dieter Bohn says that his Galaxy Fold device broke after a random bulge appeared on the display,...

Leaked Renders Allegedly Reveal Samsung's Foldable Phone Hours Ahead of Launch Event

Wednesday February 20, 2019 12:58 am PST by Tim Hardwick
Alleged leaked renders of Samsung's soon-to-be-unveiled foldable smartphone have emerged online ahead of the company's Unpacked product launch event on Wednesday. Samsung has been teasing its upcoming "Galaxy Fold" phone for some time and demoed a prototype of the device back in November, but coming just hours before the company's launch event, these images via Slashleaks could be the real...