Samsung Galaxy Fold’s Display are Breaking, Will they repeat the Note 7 incident?
Samsung Galaxy Fold is one of the first foldable phones that the public can buy and use it. When Samsung disclose the launch of Galaxy Fold in February, everyone was excited and keen interested to have that phone in their palm. Though this is the most expensive phone Samsung had ever made, Samsung was sure that the innovation will drag many customers towards the phone.
Before the official launch and pre-order, Samsung provides the Galaxy Fold to some YouTubers, news reporters for review and guess what happened? Most of the review unit’s display is breaking and showing awkward behaviors. These Fold’s display is being a blackout, crack in the middle of the display within just two-three days of use.
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Now, this news is horrible not only to the reviewers but also to the normal gadgets fan and Samsung fan. What we all want to forget is the Note 7 incident where Samsung has to recall all the sold unit worldwide and forced to stop the production of the phone due to exploding batteries. Till now, we are not able to carry the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 during flight.
Famous YouTuber Marques Brownlee (MKBHD), news reporters from The Verge, CNBC, Bloomberg, came up with this breaking display issues that just happens in Galaxy Fold.
PSA: There's a layer that appears to be a screen protector on the Galaxy Fold's display. It's NOT a screen protector. Do NOT remove it.— Marques Brownlee (@MKBHD) April 17, 2019
I got this far peeling it off before the display spazzed and blacked out. Started over with a replacement. pic.twitter.com/ZhEG2Bqulr
The screen on my Galaxy Fold review unit is completely broken and unusable just two days in. Hard to know if this is widespread or not. pic.twitter.com/G0OHj3DQHw— Mark Gurman (@markgurman) April 17, 2019
Samsung has since responded to the issues with a statement that says “A limited number of early Galaxy Fold samples were provided to media for review. We have received a few reports regarding the main display on the samples provided. We will thoroughly inspect these units in person to determine the cause of the matter.
Separately, a few reviewers reported having removed the top layer of the display causing damage to the screen. The main display on the Galaxy Fold features a top protective layer, which is part of the display structure designed to protect the screen from unintended scratches. Removing the protective layer or adding adhesives to the main display may cause damage. We will ensure this information is clearly delivered to our customers.”
This might become a big headache for Samsung if this problem grows in other Fold units too. Being a Tech & Samsung lover, we hope this problem is limited in some units only. In the context of Nepal, we are far away to witness the launch of this phone due to expensive pricing. And this incident may push the official launch date of the phone. Hope everything gets fine soon and we will come up with good news soon.