South Korean technology giant Samsung has been working to fix the issues in the Galaxy Fold handset that led to its delay. Now, a report has surfaced online that claims that it has redesigned the Galaxy Fold in a way it that it addresses the problems that existed earlier.
We should mention that it took the company two months to fix the screen durability issues of its foldable phone. Samsung was initially supposed to launch the Galaxy Fold in April this year. But prior to the launch, the company sent few units of the smartphone to the reviewers a Youtubers in the US. After the reviewers found out a serious screen malfunctioning and some hinge issues in the device, the company postponed the launch of the smartphone. The issue was reportedly discovered after a film on the display was peeled off.
The company has now re-engineered the hinge and the protective film has been stretched a little so that it wraps around the whole screen perfectly and drift into the bezels. With this, the film will be impossible to peel off by hands. The hinge of the handset has been pushed slightly upwards from the screen so that it helps the film to stretch a little extra when the user unfolds the phone.
Soon, the company will reportedly start shipping the components of the foldable smartphone including the display and battery to its main plant in Vietnam for assembly. However, Samsung is yet to decide the launch date of the Galaxy Fold.
But then, the South Korean technology giant has confirmed that it will not be unveiling the redesigned Galaxy Fold this month. It is also speculated that Samsung might unveil the handset for the masses during its Galaxy Unpacked event that will be held in New York on August 7. The company is hosting the event to unveil the Galaxy Note 10 handset to the world and is also expected to launch its Galaxy Home speaker there.
Samsung Galaxy Fold specifications and details
Samsung Galaxy Fold features a 4.6-inch (860x1960p) external display that will only be visible when the device is folded. When Galaxy Fold is unfolded, it discloses a 7.3-inch Flex Dynamic AMOLED panel. The foldable smartphone houses 12GB of RAM and has 512GB of internal storage. Till now, the company has not revealed which processor has been used in the handset.
Samsung Galaxy Fold sports s triple rear camera setup that comprises of a 16MP ultra-wide sensor, a 12MP wide-angle sensor, and a 12MP telephoto lens. The batteries in the smartphone have a collective capacity of 4,380mAh.
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