The Galaxy Fold display may still shatter (and Samsung promises to repair it for free)

The Galaxy Fold display may still shatter (and Samsung promises to repair it for free)

The Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone will have strengthened Corning Gorilla glass on the secondary, outside display. The Korean company confirmed this week that the outside display is not flexible with a plastic cover layer, like the inside folding display, but a regular smartphone screen. As a result, the Fold may suffer from broken glass when […]

New video of Xiaomi foldable phone leaked

New video of Xiaomi foldable phone leaked

A new video of the Xiaomi double-folding device, demoed earlier by the company’s president Lin Bin, has leaked on the internet. A short video of someone folding the device appeared first on the Chinese social network Weibo. After folding the device, he puts it on a cup of noodles. The device features an (approximately) 11 […]

Samsung Galaxy Fold tested thoroughly (VIDEO)

Samsung Galaxy Fold tested thoroughly (VIDEO)

Samsung is putting the Galaxy Fold display under heavy stress testing. Automated folding machines are bending the device thousands of times, as can be seen in a video released today by the Korean company. The Galaxy Fold can outlast 200,000 folds and unfolds or around five years of use, if used 100 times a day, […]

Samsung: ‘no crease in production models’

Samsung: ‘no crease in production models’

Samsung are confident that production models of their Galaxy Fold smartphone, which will be available next month, won’t suffer from visible creases in the display. Samsung spokesperson Cella Sin confirmed to Foldable News that the final retail model will be completely wrinkle-free. Doubts were raised by a leaked video (embedded below), showing a clear crease […]

Samsung won’t be using its own CPU in the Galaxy Fold

Samsung won’t be using its own CPU in the Galaxy Fold

The Samsung Galaxy Fold, the company’s first foldable smartphone, will use a Qualcomm Snapdragon 755 CPU. Specifications of the processor leaked out on benchmark website Geekbench. The Korean company did not yet publicly announce the processor brand and model it would use in the Fold, they only said it was a CPU manufactured with 7 […]

Samsung opens pre-registration for Galaxy Fold

Samsung opens pre-registration for Galaxy Fold

Samsung has opened pre-registration pages for the Galaxy Fold smartphone. Customers can signup here (US / World) to find out where and when the Fold will be available to buy. Sales of the device is expected to kick off on April 28 in the USA and May 3rd in Europe. In the US, the foldable […]

How Samsung brought itself in trouble with an unnecessary crease

How Samsung brought itself in trouble with an unnecessary crease

A video (shown below) has leaked out of someone operating a Samsung Galaxy Fold prototype, with a clearly visible crease in the middle. Prominent technology websites around the world are reporting about this wrinkle, turning it into a PR-nighmare for Samsung. The crease is quickly becoming the main reason why consumers are advised not to […]

Xiaomi says no timeline set for foldable phone

Xiaomi says no timeline set for foldable phone

Xiaomi says it has no available timeline for the market introduction of it’s foldable phone. Asked by Foldable.News about rumours floating around of a Q2 introduction and sub $1000 price tag, Xiaomi spokesman Jacques Xiang Li, says he has read the reports but doesn’t comment on rumours. Xiaomi surprised the world with a video last […]

Samsung patents foldable phone with detachable camera

Samsung patents foldable phone with detachable camera

A foldable smartphone with a flexible display and removable camera. Samsung was granted a U.S. patent last week for an innovative hybrid device, that mixes a foldable phone with a mirrorless DSLR camera. Foldable News has the pictures. The device has a dual hinge, allowing it to fold in three parts. The upper part has […]

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