Samsung Delays Release of Galaxy Fold Smartphone

Multiple tech reviewers encountered problems with the foldable-screen device set to hit shelves on Friday

Samsung Delays Release of Galaxy Fold Smartphone
Samsung Delays Release of Galaxy Fold Smartphone

SEOUL—Samsung Electronics Co. delayed the rollout of its Galaxy Fold because of technical problems just days ahead of its planned launch, a blow to the hardware giant and its hopes for a product it billed as one of the smartphone market’s biggest innovations in years.

WSJ’s Joanna Stern had big plans to review Samsung’s first foldable phone. Then other Samsung phone screens started breaking and she accidentally began to peel off the screen protector that’s not really a screen protector.

Here’s her non-review.

By BTimothy W. Martin and Sarah E. Needleman