Samsung is moving forward with a Galaxy Fold release date really soon
A firm launch date for Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is imminent. The company is planning to announce a new release date for its abomination of a folding smartphone soon. This was confirmed by Samsung’s Co-CEO DJ Koh in a report in the Korean Herald.
According to the report, DJ Koh says the company “has reviewed the defect caused from substances [that entered the device], and we will reach a conclusion today or tomorrow [on the launch].” In other words, they figured out why a number of reviewers devices suddenly stopped working and that a definitive launch date is coming.
If you’ve been out of the loop, Samsung shipped out a bunch review units to various tech outlets to review
A number of those review units malfunctioned or stopped working. This was either caused by some of the reviewers removing a protective layer they thought was a screen protector. For a good refresher, here is some further reading material here, here, and here.
When pressed for comment on a US release date, Koh said: “We will not be too late.” Well, here’s the deal: If units don’t start shipping out by the end of May 31, Samsung said it would cancel people pre-orders unless you tell them otherwise. But given these recent assurances from Koh, it sounds like that won’t even be the case.
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