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Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 hinge isn’t as fragile as you’d think

The original Galaxy Fold was notoriously plagued with durability and quality control issues. The screen was easily broken, even if you weren’t rough with it, and there was some legitimate concern over the viability of folding phones if they were that fragile. Motorola’s flimsy RAZR reboot didn’t help. But according to a new torture test […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 has bigger displays, more power, and is cheaper* than its predecessor

I’ve been a big fan of the foldable smartphone segment ever since Huawei and Samsung announced their Mate X and Galaxy Fold handsets back in February 2019. For those who love their Google apps, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is pretty much the only game in town when it comes to foldable smartphones unless you count the […]

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Watch the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 live stream here from 10 AM ET

Samsung announced its new Galaxy Note 20 Series of smartphones on August 5th during a virtual Unpacked event, and although the Galaxy Fold’s successor was mentioned, it was more of a teaser with a couple of press renders thrown in to whet the appetite of anticipatory fans. Today’s Unpacked 2 event is entirely focused on […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G gets manhandled on TikTok

It was announced on August 5th when Samsung launched the Note 20 Series, Galaxy Tab S7 series tablets, Galaxy Watch 3, and the bean-like Galaxy Buds Live, but it wasn’t really shown off during the unpacked event. Ahead of becoming available to pre-order in early September, a TikTok user has posted a hands-on video of […]

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Unsurprisingly, the Galaxy Fold’s successor will be known as the Galaxy Z Fold 2

The Galaxy Fold launched in February 2019 and again in September after undergoing a refit, now it seems that Samsung is set to bring its successor under the Z branding that we first saw with the Galaxy Z Flip earlier this year. According to SamMobile’s sources, Samsung will name the follow-up foldable as the Galaxy […]

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Samsung is reportedly prepping a more affordable Galaxy Fold for launch in July

After a somewhat bumpy start with design flaws, followed by a recall of review units, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold relaunched in September 2019 having undergone a re-design and we’ve not heard a bad word about it since, other than the hefty price tag of course. February 2020 saw Samsung launch the foldable clamshell Galaxy Z Flip, […]

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The Galaxy Fold 2 color options get detailed ahead of launch

The Galaxy Fold 2 is expected to launch in August this year alongside the Galaxy Note 20, assuming the current COVID-19 situation doesn’t keep the train off its tracks. With a launch that close, naturally it’s time for rumors to pick up and detail everything you could be curious about. Today we’ll dig into some […]

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Samsung Galaxy Fold sales figures for 2019 are in

Samsung has been fairly hush hush on Galaxy Fold sales figures, but now at CES 2020, they’re giving us a look into what first-gen Galaxy Fold sales actually look like, from 2019. The Korean tech giant’s CEO, DJ Koh, says that, even after the early fiasco, the company sold between 400,000 and 500,000 Galaxy Fold […]

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Samsung quickly releases an improved Galaxy Fold for China

Meet the Samsung W20 5G, an incrementally improved Galaxy Fold set to release in China. It’s pretty strange for Samsung to launch a better model of their daring folding phone so soon, but it’s not quite the Galaxy Fold 2 that you might be expecting. Small changes, better 5G The W20 5G isn’t a fully […]

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Samsung posts video asking users to treat their Galaxy Fold nicely

After a big launch during the Galaxy S10 Unpacked event on February 20th, Samsung’s first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, was revealed to suffer from a number of flaws, most notably with its display and the ingress of foreign objects. Samsung canceled preorders and pulled review units from tech sites while the Galaxy Fold underwent […]

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Samsung may restrict Galaxy Fold re-launch to selected regions initially

First unveiled during the Galaxy S10 Unpacked event on February 20th, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold was to be its first foray into the brand new segment of foldable smartphones. Review units were handed out to the usual suspects as Samsung raced to beat its competitors to the punch. Alas, stories soon appeared saying that the Galaxy […]

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Looks like Samsung eventually wants to merge the Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Note lines

The Galaxy Fold, despite struggling to actually enter the market, shows a ton of promise for smartphone design. It would allow phones to have much larger screens without significantly increasing the size of the phone in your pocket, and there are some pretty serious productivity implications there. And what better giant, productivity-focused phone to take […]

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Best Buy has canceled your Galaxy Fold preorder, and we still don’t know when it’ll be back up

Samsung announced the Galaxy Fold to a ton of fanfare and media hype, but not long afterwards the hype train came to a screeching halt. Broken and malfunctioning displays, indefinite delays, and unanswered questions all made it hard to really count on when you could buy a real Galaxy Fold. Things still aren’t really any […]

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No surprise: the Galaxy Fold is really fragile and tough to repair, according to iFixit

iFixit has finally published their teardown of the Galaxy Fold, and I really don’t think anyone’s going to be surprised by anything here. We already know the phone is pretty fragile, according to early reviews and Samsung’s subsequent delay of the device’s launch, but now we have pictures to back everything up. The only good […]

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Samsung Galaxy Fold review: A costly experiment

Click. Smack. Click. Smack. Click. Smack. I feel bad for the people in my life because everywhere I've been for the past week, the sounds of opening and closing Samsung's Galaxy Fold have followed. Even if you're not prone to fidgeting,…
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Samsung’s Galaxy Fold has a fundamentally broken display

We all knew first-gen foldables were going to face issues, however I don’t think any could’ve foreseen the like of the catastrophic screen destruction currently plaguing Samsung‘s category debut. Samsung first began teasing their exciting new ‘foldable’ phone (tablet?) back in late 2018, yet when they finally unveiled the device earlier this year at Samsung […]

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Say adios! to $2,000 by pre-ordering the Samsung Galaxy Fold today

After the excitement and curiosity of Samsung unveiling the Galaxy Fold during the Galaxy S10 launch back on February 20th, and then coyly hiding it behind a shiny glass enclosure during MWC 2019, the folding smartphone is finally up for pre-order in the US. If you have a spare $ 2,000 lying around that is. Once […]

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Galaxy Fold only uses Snapdragon processors

Samsung typically releases Snapdragon and its own in-house Exynos variants of their flagship phones, however this will thankfully not be the case for their foldable debut. Samsung has been manufacturing their own ‘Exynos’ mobile chips for years, though only began utilising them in their flagship-tier devices with the release of their Galaxy S6 and its […]

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[Download] Grab the wallpapers from the Samsung Galaxy Fold here

Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Fold smartphone during the Galaxy S10 Unpacked event on February 20th sporting a $ 1,980 price tag and a May 3rd launch date. If you found the Galaxy Fold’s wallpapers to be alluring, you are in luck because you can download them after the break in their full resolution. Thanks to the […]

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Forget the Galaxy Fold, Huawei’s 5G foldable smartphone has the X factor

MWC 2019 has kicked off in Barcelona and Huawei has unveiled its foldable smartphone, the Mate X, complete with 5G connectivity, 55W SuperCharge technology, and a display that unfolds to an 8-inch panel. Unlike Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, the Mate X’s display folds on the outside of the device, which expands to an 8-inch panel. According […]

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The Morning After: The problem with the Galaxy Fold

Welcome to your weekend! Did you hear? Foldable phones are a real thing. Beside Samsung's big Unpacked showcase, we re-reviewed PlayStation's streaming service, we need to (and do) talk about Huawei's rough year and dream of solar farms in space. MWC…
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Intel’s self-driving supergroup brings Fiat Chrysler into the fold

Intel's self-driving supergroup has added another member to the team: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). The partnership, which already includes BMW, Intel and Mobileye, has ambitious plans to get autonomous vehicles on the road by 2021, and FCA's incl…
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Sprint brings entry-level LG K3 into the fold; Boost and Virgin Mobile call dibs

Sprint unveiled the LG K3, the latest addition to LG’s midrange K family of phones. Boasting entry-level specs, the K3 can be purchased through both Boost and Virgin Mobile, as long as that’s through their online stores.

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LG Phoenix 2 enters the prepaid fold with Marshmallow goodness and low price tag

AT&T announced the LG Phoenix 2, the newest addition to the carrier’s GoPhone prepaid lineup. Rocking Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the Phoenix 2 is currently available for purchase for a measly $ 100.

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