Samsung Galaxy Fold’s screen failures have actually lastly been repaired, report states

Samsung Galaxy Fold's screen failures have finally been fixed, report says

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Samsung has actually finished a redesign of its on-hold-since-April Galaxy Fold phone.

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Editor’s Note: On July 24, Samsung revealed that it will offer an enhanced Galaxy Fold in September 2019.

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold was implied to be the very first collapsible phone to strike the marketplace. But screen-destroying style defects triggered the $1,980 phone to be postponed for 2 months and counting, as the phone was implied to release on April 26. But now the South Korean electronic devices giant has actually finished its redesign of the Galaxy Fold, reports Bloomberg. 

No release date has actually been set, a source informed Bloomberg, however Samsung is on the cusp of having the ability to produce market-ready Galaxy Fold phones. 

The preliminary created was pestered by screen failures when customers found that removing a protective movie, which looked similar to a screen protector, triggered display screen failures. (CNET’s system was untouched.) Samsung’s brand-new Fold will include a protective movie that twists around the screen, making it even more challenging to get rid of. 

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On Monday, Samsung mobile chief DJ Koh admitted on Monday that he rushed the $1,980 Galaxy Fold to market before the foldable phone was fully ready.

“It was embarrassing. I pushed it through before it was ready,” Koh said during a meeting with journalists including The Independent in Seoul. “I do admit I missed something on the foldable phone, but we are in the process of recovery.” 

Though Samsung will soon begin the manufacturing process, Bloomberg’s source noted that we shouldn’t expect to see the new-and-improved Fold at Samsung Unpacked on Aug. 7, where the company will unveil its next Galaxy Note phone. 

This is not the first time that Samsung has admitted it made a mistake for an issue affecting one of its phones. Most recently, Samsung apologized for the Galaxy Note 7, which the company voluntarily recalled in 2016, twice, after reports that the phone’s battery overheated and caught fire. As a result of investigations into the Note 7’s design and manufacturing processes, Samsung announced a more secure battery protocol.

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