While Samsung’s exciting Galaxy Note 10 looks like the most complete smartphone of 2019, the year’s biggest failure has just got a second chance.
Speaking to The Korea Herald, Samsung CEO Koh Dong-jin has confirmed the radical Galaxy Fold smartphone will return after orders were surprisingly cancelled last week. Koh even stated that “we will not be too late” when asked if the Galaxy Fold could be back in the hands of buyers before the end of May (the original launch month).
This would be a dramatic turnaround following a nightmare few weeks for what was the world’s first commercially available screen-folding phone.
Initially lauded by Samsung on stage in February, things quickly turned sour when the first batch of review units began failing in April.
After initially dismissing the error, Samsung became uncharacteristically defensive, pulling teardowns of the device and demanding the return of all devices. Then last week, customer orders were stopped. More