Samsung may be preparing to re-launch the Galaxy Fold at the tail end of June. Turning the device around in just two months would be an impressively quick fix, if the issues are truly resolved.
Samsung, Huawei, Motorola, and now Google are all confirmed to be in one stage or another of trying to bring foldable phones to market. It’s all aboard the Bad Idea Bandwagon!
Samsung has forced iFixit to remove its teardown of the Galaxy Fold after iFixit revealed how fragile the hardware is.
Samsung is recalling all of the review units it sampled for the Galaxy Fold launch. Its investigation into the phone’s failures is focusing on aspects of the hinge design and better customer communication.
The rumor mill has long suggested that the foldable phone will be the “Galaxy F” when it comes out. According to the Korean Yonhap News Agency, that is indeed the current working name for the phone, and Samsung is targeting an astronomical price of $1,770.
Royole just announced a FlexPai, a 7.8-inch foldable tablet-phone hybrid. The company has shown off working units, but the FlexPai doesn’t seem to work particularly well.
Samsung is promising to deliver a foldable phone by the end of the year. Whether anyone wants a foldable phone is another question altogether.