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 […]

Samsung downplays display issues with the Galaxy Fold

Samsung downplays display issues with the Galaxy Fold

Several US-based reviewers reported worrying issues with the flexible display of the Samsung Galaxy Fold yesterday, but the Korean company will go ahead and launch the device as planned, a spokesperson told Foldable News today. ‘We’ve worked on this technology for 7 years and we’re confident that there will be no major issues going forward’, Nousjka […]

Casey Neistat, Marques Brownlee and other celebrity vloggers talk about the Galaxy Fold

Casey Neistat, Marques Brownlee and other celebrity vloggers talk about the Galaxy Fold

Samsung is continuing its PR-campaign for the Galaxy Fold by allowing topnotch vloggers hands-on time with the Galaxy Fold. The Korean company sent their first foldable smartphone to the big name vloggers, hoping for positive reviews and millions of views. That strategy seems to work. MKBHD Marques Brownlee (aka MKHBD) has 8.3 million subscribers on […]