New launch date for Galaxy Fold to be announced soon

New launch date for Galaxy Fold to be announced soon

Samsung will announce a new launch date for its delayed foldable smartphone with the next few days, ceo Koh Dong-Jin told the Korean Times. “We have reviewed the defect caused from substances that entered the device, and we will reach a conclusion within a few days on the launch”, the company chief was quoted as […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Samsung postpones Galaxy Fold launch

Samsung postpones Galaxy Fold launch

Samsung has confirmed to press agency Reuters that it will delay the commercial introduction of its flagship Galaxy Fold. The move comes after the displays of several devices, in the hands of American reviewers, broke apart. “To fully evaluate this feedback and run further internal tests, we have decided to delay the release of the […]

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