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Samsung Galaxy Fold, the first foldable display smartphone already has a serious problem

Samsung Galaxy Fold review units in the US have been reported with issues in the foldable display of the device.

Suhail Sattar Suhail Sattar
New Delhi Published on: April 18, 2019 13:19 IST
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Samsung Galaxy Fold, the first foldable display smartphone already has a serious problem

Samsung Galaxy Fold, the first foldable display smartphone from the company that was announced in February this year at a starting price of $1,980 (Rs 1,37,600 approx.) already has a problem, as the foldable display is breaking within a couple of days use. The Galaxy Fold has been up for pre-order in the US on 15th April, but the review devices shared with media there has started breaking.

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Several posts on social media and other media write-ups in the US have pointed out the issue in the Galaxy Fold review units. There have been reports by Steve Kovach from CNBC, Mark Gurman from Bloomberg and Marques Brownlee, the famous YouTube tech reviewer.

According to a post by Marques Brownlee on Twitter, the Galaxy Fold has a layer that appears to be a screen protector that actually isn't and has asked users not to remove it.

To this Samsung has said that it will thoroughly inspect this issue regarding the main display to determine the cause of the matter.

Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy Fold in India next month, and reports suggest that it may be along with the Galaxy A80 smartphone. DJ Koh, President, and CEO of Samsung too had confirmed that Samsung Galaxy Fold would launch in India.

The Samsung Galaxy Fold comes with a 4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED 21:9 aspect ratio cover display that unfolds to a 7.3-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED 4.2:3 aspect ratio Infinity Flex Display. The phone comes powered by Snapdragon 855 processor with 12GB RAM and has a triple rear camera setup, dual front camera and a single camera on the front cover display. It gets a side-mounted Fingerprint sensor along with a stereo speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos. The device gets two batteries that add up to a 4,380mAh battery with support for wired and wireless fast charging.

Also, read: Redmi Note 7 up for open sale in India

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