Samsung will cancel Galaxy Fold pre-orders

Samsung will cancel Galaxy Fold pre-orders

Samsung USA has announced that it will cancel pre-orders for the delayed Galaxy Fold smartphone, unless buyers explicitly say they still want it. An email was sent out to customers who pre-ordered the device, asking them to make a choice. The email doesn’t show a lot of confidence in the controversial product: apparently Samsung doesn’t […]

Samsung Galaxy Fold manual leaks out

Samsung Galaxy Fold manual leaks out

Foldable.News obtained the full PDF manual for the Samsung Galaxy Fold (download here), which will be provided to AT&T subscribers in the US. The manual contains clear warnings not to peel off the protective display layer which may lead to ‘damage’. Early reviews showed it can lead to serious malfunctions or even a dead device, […]

Wild concept pix show what a Macbook with foldable display might look like

Wild concept pix show what a Macbook with foldable display might look like

Apple’s radical new Macbook suddenly takes shape. At least, in the minds of accessory company Luna Display. For now, the vision for a foldable Apple product is merely a concept design. The screen real estate doubles by using a foldable display, which is attractive in certain use cases. But it remains the question if replacing […]

Huawei Mate X release date revealed in leaked roadmap

Huawei Mate X release date revealed in leaked roadmap

The Mate X foldable smartphone from Huawei will launch in July 2019, according to a leaked roadmap that was posted to Chinese website PCpop. A slide showing the date, was shown during a marketing presentation by Huawei to Chinese retailers. They were told Huawei will initially produce a first batch of 100.000 devices. Vulnerability Huawei […]

Foldable Motorola Razr leaks again

Foldable Motorola Razr leaks again

Pictures of what appears to be Motorola’s new foldable phone leaked on Chinese social media today. They show the new Razr model with flexible display and its packaging. Whether or not these pictures are genuine, remains to bee seen. Earlier, hobbyist renders of the device appeared online. Reports in February suggested that Motorola intends to┬árelaunch […]

FCC certifies the Samsung Galaxy Fold

FCC certifies the Samsung Galaxy Fold

Despite the delayed release of the Galaxy Fold, Samsung went ahead with the FCC approval process of the foldable smartphone. The Federal Communication Commission approved the 5G version of the Galaxy Fold for the U.S. market yesterday, after some rigorous testing. Foldable News discovered the full test reports of model SM-F907N here. However, the FCC […]

Galaxy Fold displays now also breaking in China

Galaxy Fold displays now also breaking in China

Not only US reviewers have experienced broken screens with their Samsung Galaxy Fold. In China, two reviewers had similar experiences recently. Images of the problems were posted to Chinese social media. Protective layer In one case, a reviewer tore the protective layer from his foldable smartphone, much like vlogger Marques Brownlee and tech-reporter Mark Gurman […]

Teardown reveals weak points of Galaxy Fold

Teardown reveals weak points of Galaxy Fold

US repair shop iFixit have tore down the Samsung Galaxy Fold and discovered several ‘potential entry points’ (and not the good kind). The hinge design allows dust to be collected beneath the display, which may cause malfunction as we have seen with several reviewers last week. The first issue that iFixit found is the bezel […]