Korean electronics giant Samsung was due to launch the Galaxy Fold this week but after a few of them broke in the hands of reviewers it has changed its mind.
Exactly how long that delay will be hasn’t been revealed, but Samsung will presumably take as long as it needs to perform the stress testing and due diligence it should have performed before handing over review units.
As we previously reported, at least three different kinds of major flaw were uncovered almost immediately by some reviewers so this could take a while.
Samsung’s announcement were a case-study in marketing speak and general turd polishing.
“While many reviewers shared with us the vast potential they see, some also showed us how the device needs further improvements that could ensure the best possible user experience,” it said.
“To fully evaluate this feedback and run further internal tests, we have decided to delay the release of the Galaxy Fold.